Press Articles

  • Home-owners on the Norfolk and Suffolk coast fear the prices of their properties are set to plummet following a controversial new report that recommends abandoning long-standing sea defences. One concerned resident in a clifftop North Norfolk...
  • Hundreds of homes, dozens of tourist facilities, and swathes of farmland are set to be swallowed by the sea in the next 100 years. A Government-backed new coastal defence strategy blueprint, which redraws the coastline in a huge slice of Norfolk...
  • If things remain as they are, much of East Anglia's coastline could disappear under water, according to a new Government-backed report published yesterday. Only a change in policies, a cut in greenhouse gases and enhanced long-term flood...
  • A host of UK and European experts were in Norfolk yesterday in an effort to thrash out some of the thorny issues surrounding climate change, sea level rise and coastal erosion. Speakers with differing perspectives gave presentations at the On the...
  • Happisburgh's sea defences have been badly managed and the shingle bank at Salthouse is in the wrong place, according to a European coastal defence expert visiting Norfolk yesterday. A number of academics speaking at a conference near Norwich...
  • Three garages on the cliff edge at Happisburgh will be the next victims of the village's long running saga of coastal erosion. The buildings, which all belong to the brick-built houses on Beach Road, will be pulled down by council workmen in the...
  • Coastal defence campaigners for Happisburgh are taking their fight overseas in a bid to stop the village from crumbling away. After council officers this week said a further bid for government funds to pay for a £2m sea defence project would be "...
  • THOUSANDS of homes could be swallowed by the sea if conservationists get their way and allow sea defences to be breached to create new wetland habitation. English Nature and the Environment Agency believe it will cost too much to maintain the...
  • It was a sight to behold - from the ground and from the air. Several hundred people seemed to come from nowhere to gather on the sunny cliffs at Happisburgh yesterday lunchtime. They were all there for one reason: to voice their support for...
  • ANGRY villagers are vowing to step up their battle for sea defences to protect their North Norfolk homes, despite being told by a top Government official there is no money in the pot. A deputation from Happisburgh travelled to the corridors of...