We won't take this sh!t anymore, says Milnerton


We won't take this sh!t anymore, says Milnerton

When he thinks back 25 years Richard Allen, chairman of the Milnerton Canoe Club, remembers Cape Town’s Milnerton Lagoon as a little paradise where you would see children jumping off the wood bridge into the clear, deep water. “There were prawn holes, fish jumping everywhere – sometimes into our canoes – and people fished in the lagoon. Today, there are no prawns left, we haven’t seen a fish in years and the stench of the lagoon is disgusting. The water is black and putrid. The deterioration has been like a slow cancer.”

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