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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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December 2013 Tidal Surge in Kirby-le-Soken and Tendring

A tidal surge visited Kirby-le-Soken and Tendring around 2am on Friday 6 December 2013.  By 8am it had gone, leaving traces of its visit. It had been dry the preceding days, looking north down quay lane about 50 yards from … Continue reading

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Salt Marsh Growing Back Despite Rising Sea Levels A Problem For Coastal Squeeze – Nov 2013

Salt marsh is being eroded by a process called  coastal squeeze  which is caused by rising sea levels according to Natural England and Environment Agency.  The following photographs show salt marsh is growing back, at least in one part of … 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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Why Is Clacton Radio Control Model Club Based In Kirby Le Soken? – Jul 2013

Clacton Radio Control Model Club is for some reason based in Kirby-le-Soken.  They fly from the field marked B on the map below, just to the east of Island Lane. I have not been able to find a reference but … Continue reading

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Environment Agency Plan For Tendring Coastline By 2105 – May 2013

Page 144 of Essex and South Suffolk SMP, shows Environment Agency’s plan for Tendring coastline by 2105, about half of it will have gone. A curious plan for a body charged with maintaining sea defences. Different colours are drawn on … Continue reading

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What A Drought – Water Bubbling Up Out Of Drain In Quay Lane Kirby-le-Soken

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