Bynoe shelves big plans
THE man who owns the majority of land at the popular and scenic River Bay, St Lucy picnic spot believes engineers should be consulted about the seaweed problem affecting the flow at the fresh water river.
Prominent businessman Andrew Bynoe, owner of Carlton and Emerald City supermarkets, revealed what may have been the best kept secret in Barbados: he practically owns the land at River Bay – and has done so for the past 25 years.
“I own 11 acres of this land and Government owns two acres,” he disclosed, as he toured the area last week, expressing concern about the discoloured river contaminated with lots of brown seaweed.
For the past three weeks the seaweed has invaded the river, blocking drains and causing an awful stench to permeate the air. Last weekend, workers from the Drainage Unit started cleaning and dredging the river. (MB)
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