Beach Management Plan: and the general election campaign

The proposed flood defences on the seafront – which the local stakeholders are not at all happy with – will be very expensive:

Beach Management Plan: the costs of over-engineering

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Thankfully, the Prime Minister was in town, so could promise to plug any funding gaps:

Boris Johnson vows to help fund Sidmouth beach plan | Devon Live

Boris Johnson tells Sidmouth ‘we will help you’ with Beach Management Plan shortfall | Sidmouth Nub News

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It’s interesting that the Prime Minister chose to talk about flood defences at Dart’s Farm in East Devon yesterday, rather than attend Channel Four’s debate on climate change:

General election 2019: Row over Boris Johnson debate ’empty chair’ | Channel Four

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Photograph produced with permission: taken back in August 2016 by Simon Vacher, a Sidmouth-based wildlife, adventure and documentary cameraman:

A bird’s-eye view of Sidmouth

www.simonvacherfilm.com

   
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