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Extensive refurbishment underway at Burrows Centre.

The new year has brought new activity on Northam Burrows as work begins on the complete refurbishment of the old Visitor Centre and installation of a new cafĂ© alongside the original building. The 14-week project is being undertaken by Pearce … Continue reading

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Northam Burrows Visitor Centre – steps towards renewal.

New designs for the exciting new Northam Burrows Visitor Centre have been given the green light by plans committee following a unanimous decision to approve the latest design drawings for the centre. The plans mirror a revised approach to the … Continue reading

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Linear sea defence works at Westward Ho!

Recent storm activity, coinciding with high tides and strong winds, have resulted in several points of overtopping of the pebble ridge at Westward Ho! in recent weeks causing flooding and some disruption to local businesses and properties. Flooding was also … Continue reading

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Floods – policy versus practicality.

With flooding very much in the news last month this may be a good time to review the policy of the authorities on flood protection and the effect it is having on the vulnerable Northam Burrows. There are two major … Continue reading

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Wreck at Westward Ho!

SS4329 : Wreck on Westward Ho! beach, near to Westward Ho!, Devon, Great Britain. The Geograph Britain and Ireland project aims to collect geographically representative photographs and information for every square kilometre of Great Britain and Ireland. Wreck on Westward … Continue reading

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