Coordinator's Comments

  • Having noted the comments on site re withholding council tax & before anyone considers such action I thought it would be pertinent to place on record how our council tax is split and who gets what. The following is a breakdown per thousand...
  • The most frequently asked question in recent weeks is "When are the steps to the beach going to be put in?" After speaking to NNDC Coast Protection Engineers today I can confirm the steps will be in place week commencing Monday 12th May. This is...
  • Comments on the Flood and Coastal Defence debate, House of Commons 13-3-03: Having read and reread the Hansard transcript of the debate I am extremely pleased to note that the Minister for Flood and Coastal Defence, Elliot Morley MP, is "...
  • As you will no doubt have seen from the press and comments posted elsewhere on this site, the village meeting in our church on Thursday 30th January was an outstanding success. We had somebody counting those present, however she lost count at 550...
  • On Thursday 30th January the people of Happisburgh will have the very rare opportunity to make their case directly as a unified determined force. As I write this I have still not received confirmation from the Secretary of State's office that she...
  • We now learn that the latest casualty in Happisburgh’s ongoing battle with the sea is our Lifeboat launching ramp! How much longer is the Government going to absolve itself of all responsibility here? How much longer can HM Government unload its...
  • The main sea defence strategy produced by H.R. Wallingford and proposed by NNDC is now lost. Fortunately NNDC has undertaken interim works under emergency powers at it’s own expense. Let us be crystal clear about these interim works (the purchase...
  • Whilst there can be absolutely no doubt that the loss of the proposed scheme for sea defences at Happisburgh can only be regarded as a major setback for the village and its environs, we must also recognise the success of what has been achieved....