Why I do believe the local rag is 'scaremongering', though not a bad thing perhaps: http://www.thescarboroughnews.co.uk/news/spa-and-buildings-in-danger-as-cliff-work-is-unaffordable-1-6487701. " The future of Scarborough’s famous Spa Complex and 380 nearby properties are under threat from increasingly heavy seas and the risk of landslides which have the potential to cause over £100m damage, a report has warned."
Not once do they mention conditions as at 2108, almost a hundred years from now. However it is rather grande this has been brought to the table for forward planning. It will be interesting to see if Cabinet agree with the section 151 Officer, Nick Edwards, or will they make another 'popularist' decision.
The full Cabinet Report :http://democracy.scarborough.gov.uk/documents/s56821/1452%20-%20Spa%20Op...
One of the best 'Scarborough' films ever, with Rik Mayall & Helena Bonham Carter in "Dancing Queen" : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RG8_Lbrknz8
By sheer coincidence, Sirius Minerals RNS has announced Jupiter as one of the major investment funds that helped raise £ 43 mil to fund the York Potash project. Since 2000, Jupiter has been headed by Edward Bonham Carter (brother of leading British actress Helena Bonham Carter) whis is believed to step down in October 2014: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jupiter_Fund_Management
Needless to say, the methods used in the York Potash mine shaft sinking could be used to shore up the cliffs and the 'spoil' from the construction of the mine could be used to add to the Spa's sea defences. opinion only.