Find out about partnership’s proposals to save Suffolk estuary from flooding

Sir Edward Greenwell, chairman of the Alde and Ore Estuary Partnership. Picture: BRIAN FINNERTY

Sir Edward Greenwell, chairman of the Alde and Ore Estuary Partnership. Picture: BRIAN FINNERTY - Credit: Archant

An organisation dedicated to protecting some of Suffolk’s most treasured landscapes is inviting the wider community to find out more about its work at a meeting this weekend.

The Alde and Ore Estuary Partnership’s annual meeting takes place on Saturday at Snape Maltings when key speakers will be providing an update on their work to protect the region from flooding.

Presentations will be made by Andrew Hawes, a consultant engineer who advised on the Estuary Plan, as well as Giles Bloomfield and Karen Thomas from the Internal Drainage Board.

Professor Jane Maxim, chairman of the Estuary Trust Funding Group will explain how the fundraising is progressing towards the £10million project to strengthen estuary defence walls of the Alde, Ore and Butley rivers.

Partnership chairman Sir Edward Greenwell will open the meeting at Snape Maltings at 11am.


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