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Archive for December, 2008

Fact Finding Site Inspection at Galloways/Lydd Ranges

DOC  arranged a site inspection  at Galloways/Lydd Ranges with EA and MOD Staff which took place on 30 December 2008. Our Technical Officer Tony Hills and  MOD Staff were able to  update the  EA  on the present state of sea defences at Galloways/Lydd Ranges.

Great Expectations for 2009!?

DOC looks forward with great expectations to the New Year and the planned improvements to our sea defences here on the Romney Marsh although we are fully aware that many other coastal  areas within the UK will not be so fortunate. Let us not forget that coastal defence  sadly  no longer seems to be  a [...]


At last repairs are being carried out  to the groynes at Broomhill.

Over the last few weeks the Environment Agency has been busy renewing parts of the groynes  which  had been  in urgent need of repairs for years! This was a very welcome sight and not a moment too soon given that  Broomhill is such a [...]

High Knocke to Dymchurch Redoubt Sea Defence Scheme News

The Environment Agency has produced a newsletter to update you on the £60 million sea defence project that will reduce flooding for nearly two and a half thousand homes in Dymchurch.
More than 400 people came to see the plans at a recent exhibition and we were pleased with the amount of public support and understanding [...]

Coastal Defence Headlines

No doubt you will have seen news articles about various other coastal areas in the Southeast (Cuckmere Valley and Deal) , as well as locations all over the  country,  whose coastal defences have made the headlines recently. For some the news has been better than for others, but the one burning issue which  unites us  [...]

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