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Beach Management Plan: Febuary meeting: further reports

  • by JW

Agreeing to a 6-month ‘pause’ in the process to reassess the options


Thursday saw the first time the BMP’s Steering Group (now its Advisory Group) met in public.

Here’s the immediate feedback from the VGS representative at that meeting:

Beach Management Plan advisory group meeting 25th Feb 2021 – Vision Group for Sidmouth

With a full report on the VGS’s dedicated pages to the BMP – which looks at how the group has agreed to a 6 month ‘pause’ in the process to reassess the options:

From the BMP Steering Group – Vision Group for Sidmouth


Meanwhile, the District Council has made the meeting available on its YouTube channel:

Sidmouth and East Beach BMP Advisory Group 25 February 2021 – YouTube

And has sent out a press release:

25 February 2021 – Bigger, better Sidmouth sea defence plans back on table after changes to funding eligibility – East Devon

This has been reported by the wider media:

Potential boost for Sidmouth sea defences after change to funding eligibility |

Extra funding could mean ‘bigger and better’ plans for Sidmouth sea defences – Devon Live