Pebble ridge defenceCoast erosion
M.P.'s questions to Minister of Health
"Danger gap filled" assures Surveyor
£11,000 plan for groynes mentioned
Ministry expert visiting shortly
damage caused by high tide, whipped by gales
£45,000 coast protection scheme
Heavy seas whipped up by fierce winds
it cannot be provided
Much good could come from a meeting between council sub-committee and the Lords of the Manor where a fair and frank discussion on the position relating to the Pebble Ridge and the Burrows, Mr J W Martin (chairman) told Northam Urban Council.
All were gratfeful to Mr Percy Browne, MP for his prompt assistance in the matter, and the Ministry official who visited the locality at short notice "to see what our troubles are."
When Rev A E Green enquired whether there would be a report from the sub…
Coast protection work at Westward Ho! was to commence as soon as possible, Northam Urban District Council were told at their meeting. The preliminary work will involve the construction of groynes for the protection of the gap at the south end of the Pebbleridge and filling in with pebbles removed from the accumulation to the south-west.
Clerk, Mr F W Hockaday reported the firm were ready to start the work. Mr G W G Hutchings said he was pleased to note something is being done. Mr T Fulford complained that the…
The Hartland district is planned to include Port Isaac, Boscastle, Bude, Morwenstow, Hartland, Clovelly, Lundy, Westward Ho!, Croyde, Mortehoe, Ilfracombe and Porlock.
Strength would be reduced from six station officers and 16 coastguards to 3 and 12 respectively.
Among proposed changes in types of station are: constant watch to constant night watch, Ilfracombe; constant
Coastal Defence. M.P.'s questions to Minister of Health Mr Aneurin Bevan, Delay in starting the work, estimated cost of £95,000, Brig. CHM Peto, M.P. for North-West Devon, Mr FW Hockaday
Coastal Defence. Appledore and Barnstaple would be the places threatened if the sea broke through Westward Ho! pebbleridge at the point where erosion was taking place between the fifth groyne and the Bailey Bridge. Mr GWG Hutchings, Mr A Brewer, Mr S Guard, Mr FW Hockaday, Mr TG Parsons, Rev AE Green, Mr J Heywood, Mr HV Cope, Mr CR Mill
Coastal Defence. £11,000 plan for groynes. Northam Urban Council, Northam Burrows Committee, the Lords of the Manor. Mr JE Boyles, met to discuss coast protection at Westward Ho! and Appledore as far as it affects the Burrows. Mr LB Galliford, Mr W Gale, Mr HJ Bishop, Mr C Clarke, Mr MWV Richards
Coastal Defence. Ministry expert Col Gilbert visiting shortly. Part of the Pebble Ridge at Westward Ho! has moved back five feet in the past twelve months. Mr JC Dobbs, Mr A Gardner, Mr Percy Browne M.P. for Torrington
Coastal Defence. The breach in the Pebble Ridge near Sandymere. Damage at Westward Ho!. Gusts of over 100 mph.
Coastal Defence. Huge granite boulders were tipped in front of Westward Ho! sea wall this week as part of the second phase of a £45,000 coast protection scheme. Mr Richard Brasington
Coastal Defence. Heavy seas whipped up by fierce winds breached the sea wall at Appledore on Saturday morning. Irsha Street. Mrs Lilian Wood, Sydney Wood
Coastal Defence. The suggestion that a breakwater should be built from the lifeboat slip to Big Rock opposite the Royal George. Cllr Joe Need, Mr Clive Barber