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Friday, 7 February 2014

Weather window sees work start on repairing Newlyn Green before the next storm hits the Bay




Sun-up sees the Gry Maritha heading back to Penzance at the end of her first supply run for over a week...


while work starts at first light making good the damage done to Newlyn Green...


all hands will be glued to the new giant TV screen in the Star and other Newlyn pubs to hoping to see Jack Nowell score his first try for England against Scotland tomorrow at Murrayfield......


that Sennen man Shannon has been busy with his brushes again...


empty pallets are the only things being loaded on the fish lorry transport this morning...


much of the path along the front from Wherry Town to Newlyn has been damaged...


and in some places the beach appears to have shifted inland a considerable distance...


the Green will need some TLC soon...


all that is visible of the lugger, Children's Friend...


thogh the view across the harbour looks tranquil enough...


surveyors surveying the scene...


there were other casualty's of the storms...


still a few hours of tide left before high water...


one of the old outfalls has been revealed by the shifting beach...


huge chunks of tarmac were shifted along the path...


and holes scoured in the sea wall...


many of the beach's bigger stones form the old causeway have been relocated even further up the beach...


along with pebbles and seaweed....


the Green has been closed off to the public...


in places complete sections of paving stones were blasted form the promenade.