Homeowners losing their properties due to coastal erosion claim they have been 'abandoned' by the government

Hemsby beach seen from above and showing a house falling into the cliff below
Almost 100 homeowners in Hemsby are at risk of being made homeless due to coastal erosion destroying their homes (Image credit: Google Earth)

Residents claim they have been "abandoned" by the government as their homes are doomed due to coastal erosion.

Homeowners in Hemsby, Norfolk, face having their properties destroyed due to rapid coastal erosion, which is threatening nearly 100 homes.

Joseph Mullane
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News Editor Joseph has previously written for Today’s Media and Chambers & Partners, focusing on news for conveyancers and industry professionals.  Joseph has just started his own self build project, building his own home on his family’s farm with planning permission for a timber frame, three-bedroom house in a one-acre field. The foundation work has already begun and he hopes to have the home built in the next year. Prior to this he renovated his family's home as well as doing several DIY projects, including installing a shower, building sheds, and livestock fences and shelters for the farm’s animals. Outside of homebuilding, Joseph loves rugby and has written for Rugby World, the world’s largest rugby magazine.