Enabling Development Public Forum

ALDE AND ORE ESTUARY PARTNERSHIP ENABLING DEVELOPMENT PUBLIC FORUM Following a series of meetings with Parish Councils, we have a clearer picture of the issues that are worrying residents.   We are holding an open forum on Friday 10th November at Tunstall Village Hall at 4pm to be chaired by The Right Hon. Lord Deben.   There […]

Fundraising Launch Dates

Our main launch of the fundraising campaign starts in October and we hope everyone will manage to come to one of the film shows and receptions we have arranged. 14th October – Orford Town Hall at 6pm Reception and Premiere of the Save our Suffolk Estuary film presented by Nick Robinson. Libby Purves will chair […]

Aldeburgh Carnival

Stupendous effort from everyone on the Alde and Ore Estuary Trust float – many many thanks for all the time, wit and artistic creations!  Well done all.  And thanks also go to the Aldeburgh Bookshop who hosted our stand in the window with our 6 minute trailer of Nick Robinson presenting our Estuary Film.


Since last September, Richard Davey, chairman of the Funding Group, has gathered a team who have agreed a strategy to raise £12 million to help defend the estuary.   This will involve everyone who lives, works and visits the area.    The fundraising launch will be in the autumn when we will show a recently […]


Preparation work has started on the first phase of the Aldeburgh Wall. The project is being delivered by East Suffolk Internal Drainage Board in partnership with the Environment Agency and the Alde and Ore Estuary Partnership using both government and local funds. Pete Roberts, IDB Site Manager, has started setting up the base and will […]

Estuary plan endorsed by statutory authorities

Work starts immediately to upgrade the Aldeburgh Marsh wall The Partnership held a very well attended Upper Estuary Stakeholder meeting in Snape Village Hall on Tuesday evening with representatives from parish councils, landowners, businesses and householders living in Snape, Aldeburgh, Iken and Orford and Tunstall.   At the meeting it was announced that the Estuary Plan, […]

Rocks for Slaughden Finally Arrived

Photo Credit: John Grayburn The rock delivery for the Slaughden defences, which has been delayed over several months due to difficult weather conditions, finally arrived on 28th April and unloading started the following day. The second load is due this afternoon, Wednesday 4th May, at about 1600 hrs all assuming the weather conditions remain friendly. […]

Rocks for Slaughden

Rocks for Slaughden – April 22nd They are on their way as the photo shows but due to the onshore winds it is too dangerous to offload until there is a change in the wind direction/strength. It is hoped to manage the delivery on to Slaughden beach sometime next week.