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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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Work Starts On New Sea Defences At Holland Haven

Or at least removing old groynes        

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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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Dawlish Sea Wall Network Rail Build Breakwater In A Week – Feb 2014

Dawlish sea wall supporting railway line washed away 4 February 2014.  By 12 February a breakwater had been built.  Why wasn’t this done before? The Problem The Solution The Questions If Network Rail could come up with a solution, even … Continue reading

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1200 Sign Petition Protesting TDC Plan to Lease Naze To Essex Wildlife Trust

16 January 2014 I join Delyth Miles, Andy Foster, David Evans and others to hand in a petition, signed by 1200 people, to Tendring District Council at Clacton Town Hall.  TDC plan to lease the Naze to Essex Wildlife Trust … Continue reading

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Environment Agency And Me – Jan 2014

I was largely unaware of Environment Agency till 2009, then they tried to knock a hole in sea wall about 1/2 mile from my house. I live in Kirby-le-Soken in Essex near the section of sea wall labelled B4a in … Continue reading

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New Groynes For Clacton and Holland – Will They Work – Jan 2014

Plans for new groynes at Clacton and Holland have been exhibited and are available at TDC website. Will they work?  Here are some reasons to think not. You can see the planning application by going to idox.tendringdc.gov.uk/online-applications/ and entering 13/01195/FUL … Continue reading

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Sea Erodes Path By Seawall At Seawick – August 2013

Sea has eroded part of path running in front of seawall at Seawick EA response was to put rocks in front of sea wall!  This is entire pointless as the sea can not reach these rocks yet. By the time … Continue reading

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Planning Application For Gipsy Site In Kirby-le-Soken – July 2013

19 July 2013 this morning both Carolyn Byford-Smith and David Payne told me an orange site notice had been put up as TDC have received a planning application for a gipsy site in Kirby-le-Soken Here’s the site notice The location … Continue reading

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