Wednesday, 16 April 2008

Fresh thinking over future of the Broads

A new option to save the Upper Thurne and its broads has been proposed by the influential Broads Society.

It says plans to abandon coastal defences and allow an eighth of the total area of the Norfolk broads to be flooded by the sea are "completely unacceptable".

It is calling for a new line of sea defences to be established to protect vital freshwater habitats, six villages and thousands of hectares of farmland.

Click here to read a BBC report.

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