Sea Defences

Doggerbank & The 'Ivory' Coast

Captain Qahn's picture

Scarborough Council is set to form a task group to provide a strategic plan for Scarborough Harbour.  No doubt under the auspicious eye of the the Portfolio holder Mike Cockerill and the Overview & Scrutiny  Board Chair Steve Siddons.  Both of whom freely admit that depsite headlining the recently dissolved  Ports  Development group that they failed.  No doubt they will seem fit to oversee & head up the proposed Harbours Task Group.   With recent questions asked of the future of Scarborough Harbour it seems fitting to look at some of the past associations, fossil style.

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Sea Defences & Coastal Erosion

Mortal Mindy's picture

Its a problem:

Apart from Scarborough other places of interest are at risk and seeking EU and Defra funding, to protect communities, towns and business's along the coast:

Hartlepool:   http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-tees-32106494

Redcar: http://www.waterbriefing.org/home/flooding/item/6933-new-coastal-sea-def...

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Lifeboat - House

Mortal Mindy's picture

Scarborough's Lifeboat needs a new 'house'.   Currently equipped with a Mersey ALB (all weather life boat) that is nearing its 25 year life span this is to be replaced with a new boat Shannon Class All Weather Life Boat (ALB).  However the new Shannon Class will not fit into the exisiting Life Boat house together wth the Inshore Life Boat (ILB).  The RNLI need both boats to provide a level of service for the East Coast.

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The Spa - No Strings Attached?

Mortal Mindy's picture

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 rep

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