Once again we plead for the owners to share their vision of what the future holds for this vital community asset. Our communities' well being depends on a physically, environmentally and commercially sustainable Harbour post covid and long term. Faced with rapid siltation, we ask the Statutory Harbour Authority - what is the plan? BHT address the Stautory Harbour Authorty's … [Read more...] about No Groyne repair and no Harbour management plan.
Dear BHT members, supporters and friends, Mr and Mrs Thorpe’s widely circulated Bembridge Harbour Authority (BHA) Statement on the Bembridge Groyne Project is a long document (click here to read it) which we take the liberty of summarising as follows: BHA have reservations about the usefulness of repairing the groyne. We will support this project, but only when we are … [Read more...] about Letter to members, June 2020(2)
Dear Members , We have responded robustly to misguided criticisms of the IWC in the County Press. The IWC are faced with misinformation from the applicant BIL and serious environmental concerns expressed by Natural England. Accordingly we wrote this response which is yet to be published. In the same response we confronted Mr Thorpe with the facts. For a fuller analysis … [Read more...] about Letter to members, June 2020
Things move on apace as Bembridge Sailing Club's own dredging looks ready to get underway. BSC have engaged ML Dredging direct. ML's large capacity hopper barges could see the job achieved in 10 or less trips to the Nab spoil grounds. … [Read more...] about Bembridge Sailing Club dredging about to start