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Boats for sale towed away
9:00am Monday 14th October 2013 in Harwich and Manningtree News
A MAN who was selling boats on the River Stour has been moved on.
The problem was first reported in March this year after the man began selling boats from the river near Hopping Bridge.
Residents and councillors feared wildlife was at risk.
Mistley Parish Council chairman Martin Rayner said: “I am pleased to say the boats have now been moved from that position by the Harwich Haven Authority.
“They served him notice to quit and when he did not and there were two boats left they towed them away.
“The boats were a risk to swans and animals along the river.”