On the kustburgemeestersoverleg today confirmed Bram Degrieck that also The Breakdown this summer a non-beach area. will area. Bredene and Oostende had already know that to do. “We find too many butts in the sand and, moreover, we find that many beachgoers find it annoying when it is smoked”, motivates mayor Degrieck. “At the redderspost are there strandvuilnisbakjes distributed where butts can and there are also plenty of trash cans on the beach, but nevertheless, we establish that the problem of the butts. Where the zone exactly it will come, how we will define and how large the zone is, we will discuss on Friday on the schepencollege. It will be already included in our tourist zone, not on pieces that we have in concession given to the owners of beach cabins. Verbalizing we will not do, since this is a trial period. We will have an entertaining way to promote awareness. We will do that with striking images, but the campaign we still need to shape it.” Nieuwpoort and Koksijde run at the moment no non-smoking zone in on their beach. “Our strip of sand is too small,” responds mayor Geert Vanden Broucke (CD&V) of Nieuwpoort. “In addition, there are a lot of cabins. I don't see it immediately practicable.”
POLL: Smoking on the beach, yes or no? After Oostende and Bredene follow The Panne and De Haan. What do you think?
The Breakdown After Bredene and Oostende will also De Panne and De Haan in July and August a zone area on the beach where not smoking is allowed. Mayor Bram Deg
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