Swimmers opt for Billingshurst’s fishing lake


Swimmers have taken to the water in the fishing lake in Billingshurst, prompting the parish council to call the police.

The problem has resurfaced, according to minutes from a meeting of Billingshurst Parish Council’s property committee on Wednesday July 23.

The minutes read: “People have yet again been swimming in the fishing lake.

“The police have been called to deal with the issue under council byelaws; the electronic sign has been updated to advise people not to swim in the lake and signage has been put up around the fishing lake and general areas.”