What lies be­neath

Country Life Every Week - - Letters To The Editor -

DOVER HAR­BOUR BOARD can’t have taken into con­sid­er­a­tion the pos­si­ble con­se­quences of its pro­posed ac­tions (‘Let sleep­ing ships lie’, May 10). To at­tempt to dredge Good­win Sands shows lit­tle fore­thought or re­spect for the sea and what lies be­neath. Some years ago, shin­gle was dredged up from Start Bay, Devon. Dur­ing fu­ture storms, this re­sulted in the de­struc­tion of vil­lages, in­clud­ing Hall­sands, and can still pro­duce se­ri­ous prob­lems in the bay fol­low­ing bad weather. Jean Grossart, Devon

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