Concern over timber in bay

A BOAT owner and fisherman has expressed his concern following a story in last week’s Visitor about a large piece of wooden “jetty” washed up in Morecambe Bay.

Martin Somers believes that it was probably a section of a rotting wooden pier extension from Heysham Harbour.

Heysham Port Authority said it does not belong to them.

But Mr Somers said: “I’m certain it’s part of an extension at the port. A friend of mine saw it at Half Moon Bay before it was seen at The Battery.

“The extension at the south side of Heysham Harbour entrance is falling to bits.”

See The Visitor (06-04-11) for full story.