Thursday, March 26, 2015

26/03/2015: Serious claims about UK fish farm as council pours in more cash

A Kirklees, Yorkshire, UK councillor spoke about “serious allegations” of theft during a debate about how council cash was ploughed into an ailing environmental project, according to The Dewsbury Reporter.
Work on the Able2 project in Heckmondwike started in 2011, with councillors claiming it would include a sturgeon farm and other facilities – but it has since been scaled back due to funding problems and currently comprises just a fishing lake. Further plans released in 2013 included a state-of-the-art floating cafe in the lake, which would sit on stilts .

Organisations such as Swiss chemicals company Sika and researchers at Sheffield University got involved in the ambitious project, but many of the planned developments were scrapped when outside funding was withdrawn.

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