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Archive for July, 2009

Promenade Enhancements for Dymchurch Sea Defences

A ‘Promenade Enhancement Presentation’ was given by the Environment Agency on 14 July 2009 concerning the Dymchurch Sea Defences. Proposals include details on the  widening of the upper promenade, viewing platforms,  pedestrian access steps and ramps along the scheme, boat slipways and suggested provisions for disabled parking.

DOC meets Parliamentary Under-Secretary – Huw Irranca-Davies MP (Minister for Marine and Natural Environment)

DOC was given an excellent opportunity to present  its aims and objectives for sea defence policies on the Romney Marsh  directly to the  Parliamentary Under-Secretary Huw Irranca-Davies (  Minister for Marine and Natural Environment) ,  during a ‘Coastal Communities at Risk’ Conference,  held at  the Institute of Civil Engineers,  Westminster on 6 July 2009   [...]

Dymchurch Sea Wall / Revetment Update

Work at the north site has now finished until next year and  the crane has been moved  to High Knocke today. The Environment Agency  will commence laying the revetments here later this week.

Environment Agency – Flood News

“Communities are central to coastal management”
That’s the headline from one section of the Summer 2009 edition of Floodnews, a quarterly business briefing for professionals whose work is affected by flood and coastal erosion issues.
‘People in coastal communities have homes and businesses that they cherish. Living by the sea is part [...]

EA Newsletter - Broomhill Sands Sea Defences

The Environment Agency has provided DOC  with the   first newsletter  for the `Broomhill Sands Sea Defences ‘ scheme. This represents an excellent opportunity to keep local residents informed and updated on the work  done so far under this stage of scheme development for Broomhill . The Environment Agency has indicated to  DOC  that these [...]

Consultation on Coastal Change Policy - Defra

This consultation document sets out  ideas from Defra on  how coastal communities could  successfully adapt to the impacts of coastal change, and Government’s intended role in supporting this.
The consultation also provides details of a new coastal change ‘pathfinder ‘ programme which Defra is  intending to establish.  Pathfinders would be able to explore some of [...]

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