Ainsdale beach is set to close over the winter to “prevent anti-social behaviour” September 25th, 2015 Connor_Henderson Latest News Shares Comments Inspectors from Merseyside police have announced that Ainsdale beach will be closed over the winter months. The announcement comes after Southport Area Committee meeting on 23th September 2015 where Neighbourhood Inspectors Jim Atherton and Graham Fisher said the closure was to ‘prevent anti-social behaviour.’ Inspector Atherton was quotes as saying: “The problem is, Sefton Council workers finish at five on the dot and leave it to us. And the reality is, we’re not there to police beaches, our job is to fight crime. It makes complete sense to close the beach throughout the colder months.” There have been reports from Sefton Council that the beach would continue to be open but the car park would close. They said: “Ainsdale beach remains fully open for visitors but due to a significant reduction in Government funding for the council, there will be no public parking on the beach from October 1.” Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!