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Local Communities to share stories of Coastal Change in East Anglia

mummermaide-3.jpgPamela Pearson, also known as ‘the Wallasea Mermaid’, will be the first person to share her story as part of Holding Back the Tide – a new Heritage Lottery funded project delivered by CoastNet.

Pamela grew up on the banks of the Crouch Estuary in Essex where her parents ran the Wallasea Yacht Club. Pictured here, at the age of 20, in her homemade mermaid’s tail you can understand why she went on to be a professional synchronised swimmer – having nursed her passion for being on and in the waters of the Crouch from a young age.

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