Press Articles

  • Coastal campaigners travelled to London yesterday to meet senior Defra officials and discuss how Norfolk might best benefit from a new national £30m pot of money to help communities adapt to climate change. North Norfolk MP Norman Lamb and Coastal...
  • The Bishop of Norwich has waded into the debate over plans to sacrifice 25 square miles of Norfolk land to the sea. Speaking at the launch of a new inshore lifeboat for Sea Palling, he said the proposal by Natural England could leave coastal...
  • Widespread anxiety over the future of the Broads will finally be discussed on the national stage next week when the Government will be urged to come clean about its flooding plans for the Norfolk coast. Mid Norfolk MP Keith Simpson has secured a...
  • Rising seas are changing Britain's coast dramatically. Norfolk is the first low-lying area to face a stark and cruel new choice - plough millions into doomed defences, or abandon whole villages to the invading waters. Patrick Barkham reports It...
  • Britain's top soldier - who has spent a professional lifetime defending the realm - last night joined the battle to save huge swathes of Norfolk from being surrendered to the sea. General Sir Richard Dannatt, who is a Norfolk farmer and president...
  • The government must continue to fund coastal defence projects to prevent the "completely unacceptable" loss of 25 square miles of the Broads to the sea. That is the plea from the Broads Society which said it was "extremely concerned" to learn of...
  • Housing, businesses and other key facilities in coastal villages could be relocated further inland if they become threatened by erosion in a bid to keep vulnerable communities sustainable. A new policy, which is set to be adopted by North Norfolk...
  • EMOTIONAL villagers packed a meeting this week to fight plans to allow the sea to breach defences and flood their homes. The rallying cry from Potter Heigham was sent to everyone in the country to join the fight against surrendering their entire...
  • The scale of anger in Broads villages threatened by a government proposal to leave them to the mercy of the sea was evident again tonight at another packed public meeting. The village hall at Potter Heigham can rarely if ever have been filled...
  • The government agencies behind controversial proposals to abandon a large area of the Broads to the sea are being urged to break cover and explain their plans to the public. Campaigners have called on Natural England and the Environment Agency to...