July 22, 2011

BBC: “Coastal communities to benefit from Crown Estate fund”

A fund worth more than £23.7m for the UK’s coastal communities has been announced by Chancellor George Osborne.

The fund represents half of the gross revenues from the Crown Estate’s marine activities.

The Scottish government has said the announcement does not go nearly far enough in returning money to the areas where it is raised. (more…)

Filed under: Press Article,scotland — Tags: , , , — jaydublu @ 11:43 am

March 26, 2009

Press & Journal: “Internet campaign aims to raise awareness of coastal erosion”

An internet campaign to raise awareness of erosion problems at an Angus beach was launched yesterday.

Campaign group SOS (Save Our Sands) Montrose is calling for those concerned about the erosion of the town’s beach to put pressure on local politicians to demand urgent action.

The group believes sand dredged from the local harbour and its navigation channel has had a devastating effect on the beach. (more…)

Filed under: Press Article,scotland — Tags: , , , — jaydublu @ 11:06 am

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