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Welcome to Tendring

The district of Tendring is a predomiantantly rural, coastal district with Clacton-on-Sea as its main administrative centre. The district also conatins the coastal towns of Frinton-on-Sea and Harwich.

The main source of air pollution in the area is road traffic emissions from the major roads in the district, namely the A133 and A120 trunk roads.

The 2010 Progress Report on the monitoring data from 2009 has showed that there have been no exceedence of the NO2 annual mean objective level, benzene nor SO2 within the monitoring sites. There were no exceedences of the hourly NO2 objective observed at the automatic monitoring station.

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In the extreme east of the district is an area formerly known as the Soken which was granted special privileges in Saxon times. It is remembered in the place names Kirby-le-Soken, Thorpe-le-Soken and Walton-le-Soken (an older name for Walton-on-the-Naze).

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