Clifftop homes and road in Yorkshire threatened by coastal erosion saved by £3 million grant from Europe

Campaigners are celebrating after hearing that their "11th bid at the 12th hour" for money from European Regional Development Fund towards the £5.5 million scheme had been approved.

It should save hundreds of chalets as well as Newsham Gardens, a cul de sac to the west of Holmpton Road, and spare emergency vehicles travelling south and residents a long detour inland.

Ward councillor Dave Tucker said: "I'm shaking with excitement.

"We've lobbied Ministers, MPs, we've done...
source: Yorkshire Post

2019-10-22 20:17
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