Wonderful news: work on restoring the river defence can now go ahead. Government funding has – at last – come through for Phase 1 – the Upper Estuary project. The work involved will get all the river walls in good … Read More
The Trustees of the Alde and Ore Association have attended webinars and open days over the last two months given by the two separate project developer companies for Sea Link and EuroLink. As shown on the Association website we were … Read More
Cranes successfully raised two chicks on RSPB Snape Wetlands Nature Reserve in Suffolk earlier this year. They are the first ever recorded pair to fledge young on the Suffolk coast. The 82 hectare (202 acres) wetland near Snape Maltings is … Read More
This month sees two sets of open day and online consultations in relation to Sea Link, which is intended to provide for the passage from Suffolk (Friston) to the Kent power distribution network, and EuroLink which will, as the name … Read More
Click here for the latest Environment Agency fact sheet on repairs to be made to in several places the front of the river walls fronting the Aldeburgh Town Marshes. The spots chosen include those submitted by the Association’s River Defence Committee in its … Read More
On Saturday 16th April, at 11.00 am, (weather permitting) a ‘Queen’s Award’ flag will be presented to the ferry volunteers on the Capel St. Andrew bank and will be run up the flagpole. The presentation will be made by Judith … Read More
The environment agency has provided some information on how to plan ahead for flooding. Click here to read their advice.
Andrew Hawes’ paper – “Alde and Ore estuary, UK – levee overtopping performance – defence upgrade with 50 km of simultaneous overtopping” gives a good insight into the Alde and Ore Estuary. Click here to read his paper.
Queens Award for Volunteering was presented to Butley Ferry by Suffolk Lord Lieutenant Claire, Countess of Euston. – Credit: CHARLOTTE BOND Volunteers from one of the oldest, but least-known, transport routes in Suffolk have been formally presented with their Queen’s Award … Read More