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Happisburgh's 'relentless' erosion captured in stunning photo essay

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25.09.2021

The crumbling coastline at the north Norfolk village of Happisburgh has been captured in a photo essay.

Alan Horn, who lives in Bedfordshire and visits north Norfolk every year, said he wanted to highlight the issue of coastal erosion, which he said represented a "genuinely catastrophic scenario" for the community there.

Alan Horn has captured the erosion of the cliffs at Happisburgh in a photo documentary. - Credit: Alan D Horn

Mr Horn, who walks the North Norfolk Coastal Path every second year, said: "What is obvious is that every year, large chunks of the coastline collapse into the sea – in fact two stretches have eroded by over 50 metres in the last three years. The erosion is relentless.

"Around 30 homes have disappeared in the last 10 years and as many are at risk over the next ten.

The cliff........

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