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Archive for February, 2009

Folkestone to Cliff End Strategy - EA Newsletter February 2009

DOC  has just received the  latest Newsletter issued by the Environment Agency concerning the Folkestone to Cliff End Strategy  .
Click here to view the document.

High Knocke to Dymchurch Redoubt Sea Defence Scheme

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.
The design for the new section of defences includes a new wave wall running along the seaward side of the promenade and a raised flood [...]

Back where we started a month ago!

Despite the heroic efforts to continue the shingle recharge, even in the snow, we seem to be back where we started from on 12.1.2009! One high tide has taken every  single cubic metre of shingle which had been deposited during the last month  and which is now making it’s way towards Dungeness where it becomes [...]

APPG Rural Enquiry

The All Party Parliamentary Group on Coastal and Marine Issues has recognized the need for an inquiry into deprivation and disadvantage in rural coastal areas. Attached you will find an invitation to submit evidence, which we would ask you to respond to and to circulate widely.
Norman Lamb MP, Chair APPG Coastal and Marine Issues

APPG Coastal [...]

Not even snow stops re-shingling!!!

Broomhill Reshingling continues despite the snow!

Airports have closed their runways, roads are impassable, trains and buses have stopped running ……but re-shingling continues despite it all! And who says that the country has come to a stand-still??!! All credit to the EA and their operators to carry on despite it all but it equally proves [...]

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