Press Articles

  • The chairman of the Environment Agency Lord Smith has unveiled a radical plan to help hundreds of homeowners threatened by coastal erosion. The coastlines of Norfolk, Suffolk and Lincolnshire have been particularly vulnerable to the sea with many...
  • One is aimed at the cream of the pedigree world and is officially touted as "the world's greatest dog show", attracting nearly 28,000 dogs and their owners. The other is a fun afternoon held in a Norfolk country field and designed to attract a...
  • A new group has been formed aimed at giving a collective voice to small communities around the country facing the threat of coastal erosion and the impacts of climate change. Fuelled by the long running coastal campaign in Norfolk, especially in...
  • The government last night announced a raft of new ideas aimed at helping people who lose their homes to coastal erosion - but campaigners said that although the plans had merit, they still fell short of the full compensation package necessary....
  • Coastal dwellers from across the country were among those who gathered in Happisburgh at the weekend to mark the 10th birthday of a leading lobby group and to thank the people of the Norfolk clifftop village for their years of support. An evening...
  • Homeowners threatened with losing their properties to coastal erosion have been given a "groundbreaking" ray of hope of compensation. A government minister has signalled to Norfolk campaigners that payouts could be on the cards to individuals...
  • A campaign body which has attained international importance on the issues of climate change and coastal erosion, or a tiny community group representing the interests of a few hundred people in the Norfolk clifftop village of Happisburgh? On the...
  • Teetering on the edge, these precariously-placed houses on the cliff top at Happisburgh have become some of the most recognisable symbols of coastal erosion in the UK. These new aerial photographs of the village's coastline, taken on Wednesday,...
  • "We cannot fight nature - we must not be King Canute" This is Ihe line that the Government and its supporters use time and again to defend its policy of managed retreat for our coastline. But such a crass comment betrays a lack of knowledge of our...
  • Communities were yesterday given the clearest indication yet by a government agency that they can build their own DIY sea and flood defences if no government money can be found to protect homes and land. But the move was branded as "yet another...