The Parish Council were recently made aware that sightings and reports of a drone flying over properties in the village were causing concern to some residents. The PC has looked into the legislation surrounding drones and have issued the following message:
There have been a couple of incidents recently of a drone being flown around the centre of the village which is causing residents concern about both privacy and intent. If you are the owner of that or any other drone, please be aware of the Civil Aviation Air Navigation Act which governs the use of drones and follow these guidelines:
- Do not to fly your drone over a congested area, and,
- Never fly the drone within 50 metres of a person, vehicle or building not under your control or ownership.