Posted on March 17, 2016
By Maurice Richmond, Clacton Gazette
A ROW has broken out after it emerged Canvey lake has still not been dredged- seven years after the idea was first put forward.
Plans to dredge the lake, create a children’s play area, and add bridges were first discussed by Canvey Town Council back in 2009, with then-chairman Nick Harvey claiming his vision would look “fantastic.”
David Manclark, who is standing as a Tory borough council candidate in the island’s North ward, has accused the town council of misleading residents into thinking an application for £800,000 cash had been lodged with the Environment Agency.
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