Campaign for improved access for disabled anglers

Essex County Standard: Campaign for improved access for disabled anglers Campaign for improved access for disabled anglers

A COUNCILLOR is lobbying for improved disabled access to fishing lakes.

Colchester Councillor, Kim Naish, has highlighted High Woods Country Park and Castle Park as examples.

Mr Naish raised his concerns at a Strategic Overview and Scrutiny Panel last week.

He hopes the council will investigate improvements.

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2:40pm Tue 29 Jan 13

Jess Jephcott says...

What we need is a campaign to protect our wildlife, including our fish, from these people who take legalised pleasure in hurting fish. Why is there this hypocritical double standard when it comes to fishing?
What we need is a campaign to protect our wildlife, including our fish, from these people who take legalised pleasure in hurting fish. Why is there this hypocritical double standard when it comes to fishing? Jess Jephcott

1:59am Wed 30 Jan 13

Boris says...

Jess Jephcott wrote:
What we need is a campaign to protect our wildlife, including our fish, from these people who take legalised pleasure in hurting fish. Why is there this hypocritical double standard when it comes to fishing?
Good point. For some strange reason there is protection for vermin such as foxes and squirrels, and for excessive numbers of pets like cats and dogs, but no protection for fish, which never do us any harm.
[quote][p][bold]Jess Jephcott[/bold] wrote: What we need is a campaign to protect our wildlife, including our fish, from these people who take legalised pleasure in hurting fish. Why is there this hypocritical double standard when it comes to fishing?[/p][/quote]Good point. For some strange reason there is protection for vermin such as foxes and squirrels, and for excessive numbers of pets like cats and dogs, but no protection for fish, which never do us any harm. Boris

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