Press Articles

  • They are the last bastions of hope in saving swathes of Norfolk from being swallowed by the seas - the dunes and beach line. But that final line of defence has been severely weakened following last week's tidal surge which battered the county's...
  • Whole villages and swathes of agricultural land will be surrendered to the sea because the Government is unwilling to spend billions of pounds on flood defences. Ministers have admitted privately that they are preparing to evacuate settlements on...
  • The government has finally bowed to years of pressure from persistent Norfolk lobby groups and set aside millions of pounds to help communities at risk from coastal erosion, it was revealed last night. The surprise move is in the small print of...
  • A leading coastal and climate change campaigner has warned of a potential rift among local authorities in East Anglia over controversial plans to manage sea defences, thanks to a "barmy" council decision. The division between the various district...
  • A campaigning council is demanding a raft of measures to help erosion-threatened seaside communities face their fate. It is the only way the embattled coastal area will accept the controversial new shoreline management plan, whose new policies...
  • A MAMMOTH three-month consultation process has started over the management of the shoreline. And there are reassurances that everyone will be able to have their views taken into consideration as Great Yarmouth Borough Council moves to take...
  • A delegation concerned about climate change and coastal erosion - and their combined effects on communities in north Norfolk - will travel to London to meet the new environment minister later in the year. Phil Woolas was appointed to the job at...
  • VITAL government funding should be on its way to help prevent the erosion of the east Norfolk coast after Great Yarmouth Borough Council agreed a new Shoreline Management Plan (SMP2). The SMP2 still needs to be adopted for recommendation by next...
  • Under the spinning beam of a candy-striped lighthouse the squat cottage has stunning views of the sea - and they are getting closer. The 18th century home is one of a pair of bookend houses each side of the landmark red and white tower at...
  • Deluges across vast swathes of lowland East Anglia could become routine because of neglect of the region's flood defences, MPs warned last night. With controversial plans being considered to let the sea breach a massive stretch of the region's...