July 7, 2023 10.00 am

Ban on Ashby Ville swimming likely two years after teenager’s death

Following years of calls for stricter rules

A ban on open-water swimming at the Ashby Ville Nature Reserve is being sought by North Lincolnshire Council, two years after a teenager drowned there.

Earlier this year, a proposal to ban all open-water swimming in the county was knocked back when a large majority of residents opposed it during a public consultation. Now, the council is seeking to introduce bans at specific sites instead.

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