Hemsby – It’s been a devastating weekend

There are desperate calls in Hemsby for the funding for coastal flood defences to be found urgently. High tides over the weekend have eroded at least two more metres of sand cliff. An access road and water main have been damaged, another house is said to be close to the cliff edge You can listen…

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Experience: I lost my home to the sea

Sue Slatford Guardian story losing homes to coastal erosion in Hemsby Rock Berm NOW

We’d had so many storms and I didn’t think in my wildest dreams that we would be left on the brink. y home was unique: a wooden chalet on the sand dunes at Hemsby, Norfolk. We had three tiny bedrooms and amazing views out to sea. You can read the whole Guardian Newspaper article HERE

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Stay or go? Rising seas threaten to chase people from UK coasts

Britain’s coastal communities face growing climate threat as sea level rise speeds up erosion – and poses dilemma over relocation HEMSBY, England – When Kevin Jordan bought his small grey cottage in the English coastal village of Hemsby in 2009, a surveyor told him it would be at least 100 years before the sea swallowed…

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