Our Stories...

My Simple Tranquility

I moved into my current home some 13 years ago, as an antidote to the rush and bustle of my previous life as a printer, innovator in small manned and unmanned submersible technology, Martham parish councillor, self-employed IT engineer and some-time dep, soundman and roadie for the pro band Egypt Blues When I moved here, coastal erosion was not made…

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Living with the sea in Hemsby

When we purchased our property on The Marrams in Hemsby, we knew that we would have to make some changes to our lifestyle, owing to some things that were unique to the area. Some obvious, such as having a number of communal bins sited along the road to take your rubbish to, rather than having our own wheelie bins that…

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Save Hemsby Coastline by raising public awareness of our coastal erosion plight and raising funds to help protect our coastline.

Hemsby was our dream move.

A few years ago we purchased a static caravan in the nearby village of Scratby for family holidays. In fact, coming from Northamptonshire, we had not even heard of the area before some friends of ours purchased their own static caravan in a resort the other side of Great Yarmouth. During walks along the coastal path we kept being drawn…

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Save Hemsby Coastline from coastal erosion

It happened to us

Ian Brennan, Hemsby, Norfolk Ian Brennan, 63, is a retired telecoms manager living in Hemsby, Norfolk. He is the chair of the charity Save Hemsby Coastline. I bought an 18th-century fisherman’s cottage by the sea in Hemsby as a second home in 2008. We lived in Hertfordshire and it was a luxury and a privilege to own a home in…

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Save Hemsby Coastline - Coastal Erosion

A personal account by Lorna Bevan Thompson

After watching the scale of erosion that took place during the Winter of 2012, culminating in the shocking loss of beach and dunes in March and April 2012, I felt compelled to try and help raise awareness of the problem of our coastal erosion, and hopefully find some way of getting “the big guys” (whoever they may be) to step…

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Now you have seen the devastation being caused right now to people's lives and livelihoods, please act and support our work.

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Save Hemsy Coastline from coastal erosion

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Lorna Bevan
The Lacon Arms, Sea View Rd
Norfolk, NR29 4JG.