The Environment Agency have today installed temporary flood defences in Littlehampton’s East Bank, despite recently spending over £22.5 on building new flood defences. In what could only be described as a national disgrace, the Environment Agency have now closed a section of River Road in Littlehampton to build temporary flood defences in preparation of tonight’s
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Despite spending in excess of £22.5million on flood defences in Littlehampton Harbour, the Environment Agency still have not completed the flood defence works – and a massive gap still remains in the new flood defence wall. Hard to believe, that it was back in September 2012, the Environment Agency began constructing Littlehampton’s flood defence scheme.
Now Updated with a reply from Southern Water (follows below main post) Southern Water have been left looking like idiots this morning (Monday, 19th October) in Pier Road, Littlehampton. On Friday, 16th October 2015 without any direct consultation or notification to local residents or businesses in Pier Road, representatives from Southern Water laid a number
This week sees the sad and shock announcement that Redcar steel works in the North East of England has been put into liquidation threatening 2,200 jobs. Given the enormous, ongoing massive investments in building new flood defences, why is the Environment Agency continuing to source steel from abroad? I’ve repeatedly put this question to the
You couldn’t make this sort of stuff up. The Environment Agency and Arun District Council have now officially cancelled their planned celebrations, which were due to take place to celebrate the completion of Littlehampton’s Flood Defence Scheme. The reason? Flood risk – as a result of the Environment Agency leaving a great big gap in