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Archive for August, 2010

Flying the flag for DOC!

DOC was presented with an excellent opportunity to fly its flag during a recent visit by Richard Branson to Dungeness when he attempted to kite-surf across the Channel.  Crowds of people watched the event which unfortunately had to be finally abandoned  due to adverse weather conditions but the mood  remained upbeat and cheerful.

Fact-Finding Mission on the Lydd Ranges

DOC was afforded a rare opportunity to receive a guided tour of the Lydd Ranges and its extensive facilities. It enabled us to experience at first hand the very important role played by the MOD within our local area and re-emphasised the need to ensure that improvements to our sea defences are of the utmost [...]

DOC meets newly elected local MPs

DOC is delighted to report that the two newly elected Members  of Parliament , Amber Rudd  MP ( Hastings & Rye) & Damian Collins MP, ( Folkestone & Hythe) - responsible for both constituencies across East Sussex as well as  Kent  covering the Marsh - attended a briefing meeting arranged by DOC at the Guild [...]

Public Coastal Access Path Scheme in Kent scaled back.

A plan to create a £50m public coastal access path around England has been scaled back due to funding cuts with Kent being one of the five pilot areas affected. Natural England, who was tasked with creating the trail,  had to re-assess its plans as a result of a 5% reduction in its budget for [...]

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