Category Archives: Local

North Naze Review Of Rocks After One Year – Sept 2017

In September 2016 a group of volunteers worked on David Eagle’s plan to defend the very north east part of Naze. One year on how does it look? But first let’s use Google Earth to compare how the Naze and … Continue reading

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David Eagles Project To Protect Northern Naze – 10 Sept 2016

David Eagle’s plan to protect northern end of the Naze was put in action over weekend of 10 September 2016. Volunteers filled larger cages with rocks.   10 September 2016 –  volunteer workers already at work More rocks arrive Cages … Continue reading

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Will David Eagle’s Plan To Save The Naze Work? Aug 2016

David Eagle’s plan to save the Naze is described in 18 August 2016 Clacton & Frinton Gazette. It prompted me to have another look. David has organised a meeting 7-8:30pm Wednesday 24 August at Columbine Centre to discuss saving the … Continue reading

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Sea Eroding Beach By Hutleys At Seawick – Feb 2016

Google Earth images from 2000 and 20014 clearly show sea is eroding beach by Hutleys at Seawick.  I believe this is because a reef was built instead of a groyne. 4 April 20014   31 December 2000  The situation has … Continue reading

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A Big Thankyou to Dave Lambert and Frinton & Clacton Gazette

A recent post was noticed by Dave Lambert and ended up on front page of Frinton & Walton Gazette. Dave asked EA for a response and printed some of this too link to Dave’s piece in Gazette the post sea … Continue reading

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Sea Continues To Erode Wall and Cliffs At Walton-on-the-Naze – Dec 2015

The sea wall at north east end of the Naze is being eroded away and the sea will soon break through threatening the sewage works which serves Frinton, Walton and surrounding villages. Environment Agency plan to let sea wall fail … Continue reading

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New Houses In Tendring – Can Electricity Supply Cope?

Tendring has been ordered to plan for around 10,000 new houses by central government. Tendring district council proposes many should be built in coastal towns and surrounding villages.  Can the electricity supply cope? There is a large electricity substation in … Continue reading

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Tendring Population Falls Government Orders Plan For New Homes

2011 census shows Tendring had a population of 138,000 yet 2001 census 138,800 a fall of 800 people or 0.6%.   Here is a map of Tendring courtesy of Google.    The main towns are on the coast or along … Continue reading

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Still Rumbling On – A Village Green For Mill Lane Walton? – May 2014

Legal proceedings continue over the application to register sea wall and green in Mill Lane Walton as a town or village green. planningresource.co.uk report A Walton-on-the-Naze man has won the go-ahead to mount a court fight to have land he … Continue reading

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Walton Mere Footpath 48 A Result – Feb 2014

December 2012 a new fence blocked a path by Walton Mere. February 2014 Essex County Council recognised the path as public footpath. In this post Norrth Street to Vicarage Lane or Mill-Lane a public right of way? I described how … Continue reading

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