A new future for historic harbour

Tuesday 19th August 2014 10:00 pm
INTERESTED PARTIES: A large gathering of people at Lydney Harbour show an interest in forming a working group to manage and preserve the area. ()

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AROUND 40 people turned up to an inaugural meeting about turning Lydney Harbour into a valuable asset to the Forest of Dean community. And a quarter of the visitors showed an interest in taking the project further and forming a trust to manage the 19th century harbour, who said, after last week's meeting, that it had been a good turnout with a lot of questions being asked. Mr Campbell, a former lecturer in seamanship and navigation who was also part of the project team that founded the Maritime Museum in Liverpool, said: "The biggest problem as a trust is finding a partner with deep enough pockets to purchase the harbour from the Environment Agency, enabling us to manage the site."

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