Press Articles

  • A POWERFUL cross-party set of MPs will re-establish an influential pressure group designed to take important coastal issues to the heart of Government. Headed by North Norfolk MP Norman Lamb and featuring MPs with. coastal constituencies from...
  • A cross-party set of MPs will re-establish a pressure group designed to take important coastal issues to the heart of government. Headed by North Norfolk MP Norman Lamb and featuring MPs with coastal constituencies from around the UK, the group will...
  • A delegation from Norfolk will be at a high-profile international conference in Holland today to discuss coastal erosion. North Norfolk MP Norman Lamb, Happisburgh-based coastal campaigner Malcolm Kerby and University of East Anglia scientists Prof...
  • A seaside tea shop teeters on the brink - a graphic illustration of coastal erosion and the heartache it causes. TOP: The cliff has now crumbled away right to the gardens of the teashop. BOTTOM: How the same area looked in 1999. Di Wrightson's...
  • Coastal erosion was called the biggest issue facing East Anglia earlier this year. Four of the region's MPs talked to Mike Sherburn about their worries for communities facing the North Sea. Failure to defend the Norfolk and Suffolk coast against...
  • Every winter we're never quite sure whether we're going to have another season here. Happisburgh [in north Norfolk] has lost 26 properties since 1990. Everybody says, Oh, you must hate the sea but I don't. I still love it - I just wish it would...
  • Ministers should learn the lessons of New Orleans and take measures to protect the Norfolk coastline, argues Norman Lamb MP Many people in my North Norfolk constituency remember the terrible storms of 1953, often described as the worst peacetime...
  • The sea is eating into England - the government looks on   Cornwall appears to be smaller than on Ptolemy's map. The reason far that is that for centuries the sea is taking British coastline. In the South of England and on the North Sea coast...
  • An overwhelming number of people have objected to a controversial coastal management document which caused a furore when it was published last year, figures obtained by the EDP reveal. A staggering 99.6pc of more than 2400 people taking part in a...
  • As the mid-summer sun beat down on the front garden of a quaint tea shop and guest house in Happisburgh, nothing appeared to be amiss. A gentle breeze and a friendly welcome greeted walkers and day trippers keen for a cuppa, a cream tea or a...