Press Articles

  • Bulldozers are due to move in and demolish Happisburgh’s doomed cliff-top homes this spring as the blighted seaside village prepares for a new lease of life. Angie Fitch-Tillett, North Norfolk District Council (NNDC) cabinet member for the coast...
  • As a much loved clifftop family home in Southwold is demolished before coastal erosion takes hold it has also been revealed deals have now been struck for homeowners in Happisburgh. The home in Easton Bavents, near Southwold, called Thursley, was...
  • People living in homes along Norfolk's coast under threat of destruction have been offered compensation. It follows talks between North Norfolk District Council and owners of the homes in Beach Road, Happisburgh. The money will come from the...
  • Householders whose doomed homes are perched on the edge of Happisburgh's crumbling cliff have finally struck sales deals and can start new lives elsewhere - ending more than a decade of uncertainty. Demolition could begin in May on most of the at-...
  • Erosion-threatened clifftop residents demanded "social justice" after a Norfolk council agreed a possible compensation deal that they branded "insulting". North Norfolk District Council agreed a plan to buy 10 homes in most danger on Beach Road...
  • Campaigners pushing for compensation to be given to owners of clifftop homes at Happisburgh have said that the amount being offered under new proposals is still nowhere near enough – despite the plans being given a green light at a council...
  • On the face of it, any cash offer for homes which were once considered to be worth close to nothing because they are at imminent risk from coastal erosion must be a bonus. But here leading coastal campaigner MALCOLM KERBY explains why he feels...
  • Owners of clifftop homes at Happisburgh are just weeks away from receiving precedent setting cash offers for their threatened properties, potentially bringing a lengthy compensation saga to an end. North Norfolk District Council has put forward a...
  • Coastal residents have called for more help in tackling erosion before they back a new shoreline management strategy. A straw poll among 100 people who attended a meeting at Happisburgh voted to reject the latest SMP between Kelling and Lowestoft,...
  • A set of archaeological finds on the Norfolk coast has rewritten history by pushing back the date for the first known human settlement in northern Europe by at least 100,000 years. Fossils and artefacts found during six years of fieldwork at...