Futures Forum: Dramatic show of how far the cliffs at Pennington Point have retreated over a 10-year period from 2006 to 2016 >>> "Sidmouth’s cliffs to the east of the seafront are constantly under attack from coastal erosion."
And there have been more such falls this last fortnight:
Futures Forum: Dramatic cliff falls on Eastern Beach > the red sandstone of Hanger Cliff: "our common assets"
It's clear that something needs to be done:
Futures Forum: Pennington Point cliff falls and the Beach Management Plan >>> campaigning for action to deal with coastal erosion at the rate of a metre a year
But whether the planned Beach Management Plan will do the trick...
Futures Forum: Beach Management Plan: public exhibition 19th April @ Kennaway House
Futures Forum: Beach Management Plan: meeting Thursday 15th March >>> further reports
The Herald reports:
Sidmouth is mere metres away from disaster, says clifftop resident
Sidmouth is mere metres away from disaster, says clifftop resident | Latest Sidmouth and Ottery News - Sidmouth Herald