Rochford District Council is issuing a warning to all pet owners in the District who use Cherry Orchard Jubilee Country Park after the discovery of potentially toxic algal blooms in the lake.
Following the discovery of what appeared to be algae the Council put up precautionary notices around the lake warning visitors of the possible dangers of Blue Green Algae.
Visitors are being told to keep away from the water.
Members of the recycling team at Rochford District Council in Essex have been recognised in a National Award scheme.
They've made the shortlist of the Local Authority Team of the Year category.
Rochford has already been recognised in a government study as the top recycling authority in the country.
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