Press Articles

  • Clifftop residents are desperate for sea defence scheme to be implemented to end their nightmare. They await their fate like the inmates of Death Row. Each day, each storm, moves their homes a little closer to the cliff edge of oblivion. Yet the...
  • Families living in a "death row" street of North Norfolk clifftop homes have delivered a plea for help before their houses fall victim to the sea. And last night, North Norfolk MP Norman Lamb warned: "The sea won't wait for Whitehall officials to...
  • Hopes of an interim sea defence scheme to "buy time" for a Norfolk village threatened by coastal erosion were dashed yesterday. The £165,000 scheme at Happisburgh would have acted as a stop-gap before a larger plan could be brought in to save...
  • Campaigners calling for urgent action to help a seaside village threatened by accelerating coastal erosion have welcomed moves to speed up paperwork on a long-awaited sea defence scheme. And they have renewed calls for the Government to press...
  • Planned new sea defences at a North Norfolk coastal erosion hotspot seem to have spit the community. The latest move to solve long running problems at Happisburgh have been welcomed by a local action group, but attacked by the parish council. A...
  • The debate over coastal management in Norfolk is set to hot up today when leading academics, regional organisations and local people meet for a one-day conference. Up to 200 people are expected to attend the Changing Coast conference, organised...
  • A 'don't panic' message was handed to residents of a seaside village yesterday by their MP as they showed him their crumbling coastline. David Prior said there was no immediate threat to Happisburgh even though erosion rates were increasing and...
  • Going, going - and almost gone. A clifftop bungalow just yards away from oblivion is set to become a holiday home after a for-sale saga which also teetered on the brink for months. Kenrick, the three-bedroomed chalet at Happisburgh, hit the...
  • The Department of the Environment is to be pressed to give approval for a major scheme of repair work to groynes at Happisburgh beach, at an estimated gross cost of £695,000 Members of the North Norfolk District Council are pictured inspecting...
  • The beach road area of Happisburgh seems to be in danger of losing its popularity among holidaymakers - at least for the time being. Many people who spend all or part of their annual holidays there, and scores from Norwich and other parts of the...