No surprises here as the erosion of the beach near what was once Bembridge No 1 Groyne continues, and fence panels, mess and even razor wire collect on the beach on its way towards the harbour. Despite declaring it a priority, the Harbour Company has stopped progress on any repairs to the Groyne, even when the community offered to largely fund it. As well as the man-made … [Read more...] about Totally predictable problems as the failure to repair the groyne takes its toll.
Could a hole like the one photographed have snagged a pontoon guide where Tangent was moored and started a train of events leading to its sinking? Were the holes in the piles generally a cause for concern? These were some of the questions before the court. The Harbour Company said no to both, the claimants said yes, and there are hundreds of thousands of pounds riding on the … [Read more...] about Tangent sinking , a case against the Harbour Company goes to the High Court
Accelerating silting of Bembridge Harbour Dredging is promised to start again in Bembridge Harbour on 1st April 2020. If this happens it will be good news, as many areas have not been dredged for a number of years and urgently need it simply to allow boats to continue to use the Harbour. But will it be sufficient to halt (let alone reverse) the Harbour’s … [Read more...] about Press release, 13.1.20
Member update and IW County Press Dear BHT members , Some of you may have seen a letter, critical of BHT’s efforts, in the Isle of Wight County Press. This seemed ill informed. It does, however, give us the opportunity to publish the facts in response and simultaneously bring you up to speed with the sorry position on the residential planning application were we continue … [Read more...] about Letter to Members, October 2018(2)
24th May 2018 by Bembridge Harbour Trust BEMBRIDGE HARBOUR TRUST – PRESS RELEASE 20.5.18 Bembridge Harbour Trust chosen as charity partner for Southern Co-op’s Bembridge store ISLE OF WIGHT – 20th MAY 2018– Bembridge Harbour Trust has been selected by Southern Co-op’s Bembridge store as its fundraising partner for the year, supporting the … [Read more...] about BHT is Southern Co-op Charity Partner