A special event’s taking place on Canvey today – aimed at reducing the risk of flooding on the island.
Local people are being encouraged to also come up with their own ideas on how to tackle the problem.
The event is open to the whole community from 9.30am 4.30pm at Prospects College of Advanced Technology (PROCAT) on Meppel Avenue, Canvey. Residents are invited to drop in during this time to share and look into ideas on how communities can prepare for extreme weather. Free refreshments will be provided. Please do be prepared to be out and about on the island throughout the day, and please bring a laptop or tablet if you have one.