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Archive for December, 2011

Tidal Events - Loss of Shingle

Following the storms and recent tidal events of this week and consequent loss of shingle the Environment Agency has provided an update to DOC outlining the situation and setting out the course of action they intend to take.

KCC calls Public Meeting on Shingle Recycling.

Kent County Council has arranged a public meeting in connection with the planning application jointly submitted by the Environment Agency/EDF Energy (KCC/SH/0381/2011) for shingle recycling from the Dungeness Borrow Pit, Dungeness to secure an economic and sustainable maintenance option for flood defences on the Marsh. The purpose of this meeting is for members of the [...]

Massive Shingle Erosion at Denge !

This photograph was taken  from in front of the Lookout at Denge at midday on 13 December 2011 at a 3.3m tide , the tide before (midnight) having been 3.4m with gale force SW winds. It shows just how vulnerable the Power Station Switch House has become. The next tides are also 3.3m but the [...]

Public Drop-In Session Dungeness

In the light of the recent planning application submitted to KCC for shingle recycling from Dungeness a  public drop-in session took place on Tuesday, 13 December 2012 at the Britannia Inn, Dungeness . It provided  an  excellent  opportunity for local people to talk about the proposal  and how impacts of the works on local people [...]

Frequently Asked Questions - Dungeness Borrow Pit Planning Application.

The Environment Agency has provided DOC with a very useful FAQ information sheet identifying some of the concerns raised by local residents in the light of this planning application. A public drop-in session has been arranged by the Environment Agency at the Britannia Inn, Dungeness Road, Dungeness for Tuesday, 13 December 2011 (6.00 pm - [...]

Our Open Meeting on 26 November 2011

DOC held its Annual Open Meeting last week which was very well attended by DOC Members , local Stakeholders and local residents of the Marsh in general. A very informative PowerPoint Presentation was given by staff from the Environment Agency followed by a Q & A session. The DOC Committee wishes to thank everyone for [...]

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