POLICE and councils have issued a reminder to the general public to not go to a picturesque canyon between Pontypool and Abertillery.
Blaencuffin Canyon is a well-liked space with canine walkers and sightseers, and is usually busy when the climate is sweet.
However, in a joint assertion, Blaenau Gwent Council, Torfaen Council and Caerphilly Council, together with Gwent Police, have reminded folks the canyon is on privately-owned land and is “not a vacationer attraction”.
The assertion learn: “Blaencuffin Canyon is privately owned and, whereas the water might look lovely, it might not be good on your well being and open water can all the time be lethal.
“The realm has different risks too, together with steep cliff edges, falling rocks and common filth left by earlier guests.
“The landowner has put fencing in place to stop entry and to guard the general public and has now employed personal safety to patrol the realm.”
Earlier in the summertime, guests to the positioning had been criticised after litter was left strewn throughout the wonder spot and a number of deliberate fires were set on the site.
Dispersals orders had been additionally issued on the positioning in Could, after large groups from as far as Bristol and Somerset descended on the area.
Folks at the moment are being requested to cease getting into the fenced off space altogether.
Anybody caught on web site will likely be thought-about to be trespassing and requested to go away instantly. They could even be topic to authorized motion by the landowner.
The councils’ assertion continued: “The three neighbouring councils will proceed to work with the landowner, police and companions within the space to cut back delinquent behaviour, harm to the atmosphere and to maintain the general public protected.”