Boathouse is another example of what Cambridge University wants, Cambridge University gets

PUBLISHED: 12:24 16 May 2013 | UPDATED: 12:24 16 May 2013

THE BOATHOUSE is the worst thing that could have happened to this area. It is another case of what Cambridge University wants it gets.

I cannot believe the mentality of ‘our’ councillors if they think this is going to attract trade to Ely.

The university already has a boathouse in Ely near the Maltings and I do not see visitors flocking to look at that.

It will have no benefit to the people of Ely apart from a few (maybe) in a fairly new rowing club to Ely.

I hope people in the future will condemn these short-sighted councillors when our children and grandchildren mourn the loss of our rare birds and mammals through lack of habitat. And I hope people remember those of us that tried to stand up and protect our environment.

I shall say one last thing to these councillors: man does not own this earth, we are a part of it and it is our duty to protect it and all that live with us on it.

I hope in the future we have people voted on our council with more sense.

CLIVE BAKER

Via e-mail

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