Crowds gathered in Littlehampton harbour on Sunday, 2nd August 2015 for Littlehampton’s Waterfront Festival. This popular annual event organised by Littlehampton’s Harbour Master, Billy Johnson proved a huge success with visitors. The RNLI treated waterside spectators to a spectacular display of their seamanship and boating skills within the confines of the relatively narrow river Arun.
The Environment Agency’s Team responsible for delivering Littlehampton’s £14.5 million Flood Defence scheme announced on Friday, (11th April 2014) to Pier Road Traders, that Littlehampton’s Sea Defence project is now overspent. So much so, that they’re now having to cut back on the public realm enhancements (the landscaping of the scheme), and also asking the
Littlehampton’s RNLI is a very busy station. Each year they handle lots of calls ranging from stranded dogs to sadly, deaths at sea. Here’s a few pictures from one of their rescues last weekend (15h March 2014) to a stricken motor vessel. The Littlehampton RNLI Lifeboat “Blue Peter 1” being launched from the RNLI’s station
A Sunday treat – Littlehampton’s Arun Yacht Club Dingy Sailors take to the water to show off their impressive sailing skills. Close quarter dingy sailing in Littlehampton’s Harbour in a force 4/5 provides both exhilarating sailing for those participating as well as compulsive viewing for those of us ashore. Aptly named – today’s event (Sunday,
Earlier this week, I caught up with Andrew Walker from the Environment Agency and asked him if the Environment Agency would provide a detailed update that I could share with readers of the Pier Road Diaries. Despite being over-run with weather and dealing with constant and dangerous flooding problems, Andrew and his team have found