Plan to change Clyde swimming rules are criticised


George Parsonage has hit out at the new swimming rules


The new park rules, which are presently out for consultation, state: “Activities such as canoeing, rafting, rowing, sailing and swimming are allowed, except in ornamental ponds, fountains or in waterways specifically managed for horticulture or wildlife.”

A council spokesman said: “Current park management rules allow swimming in specific areas. “The amended rules presently under consultation allow the same. “Individual areas have signs warning against swimming where it could be potentially unsafe.” More…

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