A despatch by Susie Mesure for the Radio 4 program “From our Home Correspondent” – 27th November 2016.
An excellent article supporting the campaign to save the Goodwin Sands http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20161118-the-place-where-1000-ships-were-sunk A serene sandbank off the Kentish coast is the hidden home of more than 1,000 sunken ships… and a war grave By Fiona Young-Brown 21 November 2016 Six miles off the coast of Deal in East Kent, England, seal pups frolic on the […]
The Goodwin Sands SOS group held an Act of Remembrance today, outside Dover Harbour Board’s headquarters overlooking Dover harbour. The dignified service including a two-minute silence was lead by actor Neil Stuke, a staunch supporter of the campaign. It should also act to remind Dover Harbour Board that many people feel very strongly that the […]
You only have one more week in which to lodge your objection(s) to the MMO about the proposed dredging of the Goodwin Sands! This week is all about remembering those who died in conflict and our campaign is trying to ensure that the resting places of those who perished in and around the Goodwin Sands are left alone. Forever. […]
The 2nd Public Consultation Period ends on Nov 16th. We have one last chance to make Dover Harbour Board take notice of the enormous public objection to their greedy dredging plans! We need as many people as possible to join us for an hour on Friday morning this week (11th November) from 10:30 to 11:30. […]
This video has been sent to us by Tom Carney who lives in Deal. He has used elements of Deal beach in the film and his intention was to capture the mystery of the war grave at sea.
The campaign has had a fantastic week! The petition has been gathering momentum daily and by the time we delivered it to Number 10 Downing Street the total number of signatures stood at over 12,000. It was a very surreal moment standing on that iconic doorstep and I was immensely proud of all that the campaign and our supporters […]
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- Meeting with Ms Trudi Wakelin of the Marine Management Organisation (MMO)
- Notable Supporter: Dr Bill Moses, MBE, MA
- Notable Supporter: Author William Horwood
- ThePipeline investigate visit by the MMO’s Director of Marine Licencing to the Port of Dover
- Dover Town Council Vote to Object to Dredging Plans