31 October 2014
Richard Newman died suddenly at home on 29 September 2014.
A service of thanksgiving was held at Aldeburgh Parish Church, St Peter and St Paul, on Friday 31 October, followed by a reception at Aldeburgh Yacht Club.
26 August 2014
Memorial Service for David Blix Andren
The Memorial Service for David Andren, who was Chairman of the Alde and Ore Association from 2007 to 2011 and a trustee for several years before, was kindly arranged by friends and held on Tuesday 26 August in Orford Church. The service was very well attended as was the reception held afterwards in Orford Town Hall.
Three tributes were given at the Service covering several aspects of his life:
- Early life - the Revd Celia Cook
- Sailing days - Penny Kay
- Public work - Alison Andrews
If you would like to read the tributes please click here.
27 June 2014
Bentwaters Park in the EADT
The Association has recently briefed the East Anglian Daily Times, which resulted in a front page article on Friday 27 June. The article concentrated on the peace of the area and possible impact on employment but there is also the important consideration of the many wild life and habitat designations which reflect what a special and unique area the Alde and Ore Estuary is and that it needs to be protected.
Read the A&O briefing here
Read the EADT article here
26 June 2014
Bentwaters Park planning application
A planning application has been submitted for developments at Bentwaters Park including flights based at Bentwaters. The Alde and Ore Association has objected to this application.
The deadline for comments on this application has been extended to 7 July 2014.
Click here to see our response
View the planning application on the SCDC website
Visit the Bentwaters Campaign Group website
Comments on this application need to be sent to Suffolk Coastal District Council by 13 June 2014.
Either write to: Planning Dept, SCDC, Melton Hill, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP12 1AU
or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Address: Former RAF Bentwaters Park, Rendlesham
26 May 2014
New agricultural dwelling, Hill Farm Road, Iken
An application has been made for a new agricultural dwelling, including an integrated garage, on the skyline above the estuary in Iken. The Alde and Ore Association believes that this development will adversely affect the estuary environment.
See the plans and our response here
The deadline for public comments is 13 June 2014.