PUBLISHED: 10:15 21 May 2019 | UPDATED: 10:15 21 May 2019 Daniel Hickey More palm oil has been found on the region’s beaches – this time between Hemsby and Scratby. Picture: Fiona-Jane Barrett Archant Palm oil found scattered along the region’s coastline should not deter people from the beaches, a councillor has said. James Bensley vice chairman of Great Yarmouth Borough Council’s environment committee.Deposits of the substance, which is known to be poisonous to dogs, were collected over the last few days from beaches in the area including Great Yarmouth, Caister, Hemsby, Gorleston and Hopton.Cllr James Bensley, vice chairman of Great Yarmouth Borough Council’s environment committee, said: “Please be reassured that the palm oil is a short-term, temporary situation which we expect to clear up over the coming days. “In the meantime, with due care and attention, our beautiful beaches are still a great place to visit and walk your dogs – just make sure you keep them on a short lead.”He added: “The council in Great Yarmouth borough is carefully monitoring the situation and removing deposits as quickly as possible.”Bags full of palm oil cleared from Caister beach. Photo: Courtesy of Caister Parish CouncilThe council has reminded people who… Read full this story
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