DOES THIS PHOTO RECORD SUGGEST BEMBRIDGE HARBOUR IS WELL MAINTAINED AS THE OWNERS CLAIM IN THE ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY PRESS 02.04.2021? Bennett’s point erosion and debris , taken after the Harbour say they had cleared up and where the erosion is due to the failure to maintain the groyneThe narrowing and shallowing harbour entrance channel due to a failure to dredge and … [Read more...] about Misleading BHA announcement
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
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.
COVERING LETTER (Read the FULL UPDATE here) Dear BHT Member Pressure is mounting on the Department for Transport (DfT) to announce an inspection of the financial and operational affairs of the harbour. This is by far the most promising route to achieving the clarity around the financial situation of the harbour which the community so badly needs and … [Read more...] about Letter to Members, May 2019
Dear BHT Member, Mr Thorpe has requested that we advise you of the any corrections or clarifications we feel we should make after some comments he made about our report and accounts and last member update . Whilst the Trustees do not believe any corrections or clarifications are needed, we set out our response to Mr Thorpe’s comments below . Mr Thorpe raised no … [Read more...] about Letter to Members, November 2018