April 5, 2012

ITV: “Houses threatened by coastal erosion to be demolished”

Demolition work will start in Norfolk next week on nine houses before they fall into the sea.

The homes in Happisburgh were bought last year under a council scheme.

Meanwhile, the Environment Agency has published online maps showing how people living on the coast could be affected by erosion in the future. Watch Olivia Paterson’s report

Story on the ITV News website

Filed under: Norfolk,Press Article — Tags: , , — jaydublu @ 4:57 pm

January 17, 2012

BBC Newsround: “Christmas trees being used to help stop coastal erosion”

Christmas may be over and done with but what about all the left over Christmas trees?

With 8 million Christmas trees sold in the UK every year that can be quite a waste if they’re not put to good use.

Instead of throwing your tree on the rubbish heap why not use it to help the environment?

Well, Hayley decided to do just that and took hers to Formby in Merseyside to see how it can be used to prevent coastal erosion.

Story on BBC Newsround

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October 11, 2011

Cornwall Cliff Fall on video

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February 4, 2011

BBC: “Compensation for Happisburgh erosion-hit homes”

People living in homes along Norfolk’s coast under threat of destruction have been offered compensation.

It follows talks between North Norfolk District Council and owners of the homes in Beach Road, Happisburgh.

The money will come from the Pathfinder scheme, to help communities and compensate households. (more…)

Filed under: Norfolk,Press Article — Tags: , , , — jaydublu @ 11:45 am

November 19, 2010

BBC: “Rapid erosion threatens homes at Easton Bavents”

The speed of coastal erosion at Easton Bavents in Suffolk has shocked villagers who have been told more than three metres of land was lost to the sea in the last month.

Pictures taken by aerial photographer Mike Page show how much of the cliffs have disappeared over the last 13 months.

One villager, Paul England, said it was the fastest erosion he had ever seen.

Richard Daniel reports.

Story on the BBC News website

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July 1, 2010

Environment Agency video on Coastal Erosion

Filed under: News — Tags: , — jaydublu @ 2:54 pm

March 15, 2010

BBC Look East: “Our disappearing coastline – the Government says it won’t promise to protect it all”

lookeastSuffolk and Essex Shoreline Management Plan released for consultation, Environment Minister Huw Irranca-Davies vists Hopton

Watch the video on BBC Look East

Filed under: Essex,Press Article,Suffolk — Tags: , , , , , — jaydublu @ 5:30 pm

December 8, 2009

BBC: “Unique pictures of 1953 floods”

1953Rare reconnaissance photographs of the 1953 floods which engulfed large parts of East Anglia have come to light.

The pictures were shot by the RAF and, until recently, some of them were classified.

Watch the video clip on the BBC News website

Filed under: Essex,Norfolk,Press Article,Suffolk — Tags: , , , , — jaydublu @ 5:34 pm

BBC: Living Dangerously

living-dangerouslySeries telling the stories of people caught up in extreme weather events in the UK. From floods to hailstorms and even tornados, find out what happens when freak weather hits and show you how to protect yourself, your home and your family from disaster.

A dramatic storm leaves a couple’s dream home teetering on the edge of a cliff and it’s a lucky escape for the family whose house was struck by lightning.

Featuring a couple who invested in a hotel and campsite at the East Yorkshire village of Ulrome on the Holderness Coast.

Watch the episode on BBC iPlayer

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December 6, 2009

BBC Look East – Coastal erosion compensation for people living by the cliffs

Filed under: Norfolk,Press Article,Suffolk — Tags: , , — jaydublu @ 4:30 pm
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