A campaign group fighting plans for a massive housing development on their doorstep will deliver a petition signed by around 2,500 people to council bosses.
Land between Clacton and Holland-on-Sea has been earmarked as a potential site for about 900 new homes in Tendring District Council’s blueprint for future growth. Sladbury’s Lane Protest Group is fighting the proposals because they believe the field off Sladbury’s Lane is an unsuitable location for development and that people living near by have not been properly consulted.
Campaigner Richard Trinder said: “We have been overwhelmed by the response we have received from our petition. See EADT article.