Press Articles

  • Campaigners calling for urgent action to help a seaside village threatened by accelerating coastal erosion have welcomed moves to speed up paperwork on a long-awaited sea defence scheme. And they have renewed calls for the Government to press...
  • The debate over coastal management in Norfolk is set to hot up today when leading academics, regional organisations and local people meet for a one-day conference. Up to 200 people are expected to attend the Changing Coast conference, organised...
  • A 'don't panic' message was handed to residents of a seaside village yesterday by their MP as they showed him their crumbling coastline. David Prior said there was no immediate threat to Happisburgh even though erosion rates were increasing and...
  • Going, going - and almost gone. A clifftop bungalow just yards away from oblivion is set to become a holiday home after a for-sale saga which also teetered on the brink for months. Kenrick, the three-bedroomed chalet at Happisburgh, hit the...
  • In 200 to 300 years time high sea levels and increased rain fall may well have wrought far reaching, irrevocable change on patterns of flooding in England and Wales". This was one of the conclusions of the House of Commons Agriculture Committee's...
  • The Department of the Environment is to be pressed to give approval for a major scheme of repair work to groynes at Happisburgh beach, at an estimated gross cost of £695,000 Members of North Norfolk District Council coast protection sub-...
  • The beach road area of Happisburgh seems to be in danger of losing its popularity among holidaymakers - at least for the time being. Many people who spend all or part of their annual holidays there, and scores from Norwich and other parts of the...