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  Where to collect fossils - Fairlight near Hastings, East Sussex
Fairlight is near to Hastings, we accessed it from Pett Level, where there is a public car park and toilets.
After a while you will come to Fairlight Cove bay, where the cliffs have been so eroded by the sea, that huge rocks have been placed on the beach to protect the cliffs.
Walk along the shore on the sea side of the rocks and you may be lucky to see Iguanadon footprints on the beds of silty clay, that is if the sand and shingle have not covered them.
web.ukonline.co.uk /conker/fossils/fairlight.htm   (357 words)

  Fairlight Cove Preservation Trust » About Fairlight   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
There was a Manor in Fairlight before 1066, given by William the Conqueror to the Countess of EU (or OW), near Caen, France - her husband was the first Constable of Hastings Castle.
Fairlight Place: built about 1550 at the head of Fairlight Glen, was visited by King Louis Phillipe and his Queen in 1849, after his escape from Paris.
The boundaries of this area are between the South Downs or East and West Sussex to the West, the North Downs of Kent and Surrey to the North and the Eastern boundary includes the low-lying area of Shirley Moor and the sea Hastings and Rye.
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Instead, Fairlight had asked her some questions about the important people in her life--who was the first person she thought about in the morning, the last person she thought about before she went to sleep, and the person she counted on in a pinch.
Fairlight was too upset about her husband, Jeb, going to the teahouse himself, that she would not be objective.
Fairlight didn't speak, but held her arm tightly around her waist, murmuring soft sounds like she made to the children when they were afraid.
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 Fairlight Sussex - (Firehills and Views) - an English Village (UK)
Three miles to the east of Hastings, off the A259, Fairlight consists of a few old coastguard cottages, a church and a collection of modern seaside houses straggling downhill to Fairlight cove.
The name Fairlight is believed to derive from "Fern Leagh" meaning "Bracken Clearing", however it is also possible for the name to have derived from Pharos Light(Pharos meaning lighthouse) The village has also been known as Farleg, Farleia, Fernlega, Farleigh, Fayrleigh and Farnleigh.
The lane down by the church leads to the Hastings Country Park, which stretches for 5 miles from Fairlight to Hastings, this is known as the Firehills by the locals due to the number of gorse fires occuring in the height of summer.
www.villagenet.co.uk /rotherlevels/villages/fairlight.php   (567 words)

 Naturist UK - Beaches - Fairlight Cove
Fairlight Cove - formerly an official naturist beach - lies roughly midway along the coast between Hastings to the west and the delightful town of Rye to the east.
The cove is adjacent to the Hastings Country Park (640 Acres, 5km of coastline).
Fairlight has difficult access, no soft sand but we can now say it is a naturist beach and it has peace, tranquillity, and a wonderful get away from it all factor.
www.n-2.org.uk /nuff/pages/beaches/fairlight.htm   (2818 words)

 Fairlight, Sydney, NSW 2094, Australia - Balgowlah Online portal
Fairlight's namesake was the home of Henry Gilbert Smith, regarded as the founder of Manly.
His elegant two storey georgian style sandstone mansion set in parklike grounds on the waterfront at Fairlight was designed by well known Sydney architect, Edmund Blackett and completed in May 1860.
After being let to a succession of tenants it was finally sold in 1880 to John Woods and subdivided leaving Fairlight House standing on less than 1 hectare of its original 14.
www.balgowlahonline.com.au /html/suburbs/fairlight.asp   (276 words)

 Fairlight Cove Estate Agents Commercial Houses Flats Offices Land
Fairlight Cove Estate Agents Commercial Houses Flats Offices Land
Fairlight Cove Estate Agents and Letting Agents, plus local information on Mortgages, Home Insurance, Home Loans, Conveyancing, Architects, Surveyors and Builders in Fairlight Cove.
Find homes, commercial properties, flats, apartments, rentals, bungalows, land for development, and more, including things to do in Fairlight Cove, jobs in Fairlight Cove, hotels and accomodation and more.
www.agentuk.com /town/Fairlight_Cove/25031/estate_agent.htm   (874 words)

 Observer | Living on the edge
Carter's house is in Fairlight Cove, an East Sussex village with 770 houses and 2,000, mostly retired, residents.
One of Fairlight's 18 threatened houses is Fairhurst, a three-bedroom bungalow built in the Eighties, owned by John and Kathy Sinclair.
The Holderness coast in the northeast of England, for example, which stretches from the high chalk cliffs of Flamborough Head in the north to the sandspit of Spurn Point in the south, is mostly clay and gravel and is eroding at an average of 1.8 metres per year.
observer.guardian.co.uk /print/0,3858,5097311-110648,00.html   (3416 words)

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Fairlight had shared with Christy that since the accident, she and Mountie had been reading together as their teacher had been unavailable.
The fact that Fairlight was passing on her knowledge warmed Christy's heart to the core.
She has made sech an impact on the people of thes cove, an' myself." "And I am grateful for the fatherly interest you have taken in her," Jared interrupted, his eyes narrowing somewhat, "It is quite comforting to know that in my absence there has been an older guardian-type person to protect my interests.
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 Fairlight - Previous UK Fossils Events and Reports including fossil finds
Examples of Faults where shown which have been responsible for major erosion and consequential coastal management developments and why erosion is faster at Fairlight Cove.
A return to Fairlight to photograph the entire section to Hastings was made, Over 200 photos were taken, probably around 150 will be archived on UK Fossils.
The most spectacular find of the day was made nearing the end of the trip on the foreshore, looking on the foreshore and whilst collecting 'Unio' shells from the Foreshore Clay.
www.fairlight.ukfossils.co.uk /Fairlight-Fossils-Geology/events.htm   (505 words)

 Introduction and Information for collecting fossils in Fairlight
To access Fairlight, it is usually best to park at the Smuggler Pub at Pett Level, parking is along the side of the road with toliets just 50yards away.
In recent years erosion at 'Fairlight Cove' has been extensive, large granite blocks have been placed in front of the cliff, to allow scree slopes to form and stabilise the cliffs.
Two dangers are apparent along the Fairlight coastline, the first is the tidal conditions which need to be taken note of, and good time allowed to return.
www.ukfossils.info /Fossils-and-Geology/Fairlight/Introduction-to-Fairlight.htm   (515 words)

 Fairlight Glen - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Fairlight Glen lies about 2 miles East of the fishing port of Hastings and 1.5 miles west of the small village of Fairlight Cove on the East Sussex coast.
The main cove lies between lower cliff areas formed in major cliff collapses some time in the past.
It may be possible at low tide to walk east along the beach to Fairlight Cove.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fairlight_Glen   (401 words)

VILLAGERS whose homes are tumbling into the sea at Fairlight in Sussex are paying the true price of climate change, according to South-East England's Green Party Euro-MP Caroline Lucas.
"Fairlight has already lost homes over the village's crumbling cliffs, and hundreds more dwellings are on climate change's 'death row'," said Dr Lucas.
Fairlight Cove has been designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, a Site of Special Scientific Interest and a Special Area for Conservation.
www.carolinelucasmep.org.uk /news/fairlight_20052004.html   (443 words)

 BBC NEWS | UK | Villagers living on the edge
Mr Carter is one of the residents of Fairlight Cove - a quiet retirement village near Hastings, in East Sussex, with about 750 houses.
Dr John Sinclair is the secretary of the Fairlight Cove Preservation Trust, which was set up to raise awareness about coastal erosion in a bid to save houses in the area.
In 1989 about 500m of coastline protection, a barrier made of concrete blocks, was built to protect part of the Fairlight coastline after a large part was destroyed.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/uk/3755624.stm   (756 words)

 Free Sun - Fairlight Glen - Hastings - East Sussex   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Fairlight Glen - formerly an official naturist beach - lies roughly midway along the coast between Hastings to the west and the delightful town of Rye to the east.
Fairlight Cove is a seaside village a mile and a half to the east.
Following cliff falls which destroyed the wooden steps formerly used to descend the cliff, the access route to this beach has been declared dangerous and therefore officially 'closed' by the local authority.
free-sun.net /index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=69&Itemid=28   (1052 words)

 Fairlight Cove - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For the country park and beach, see Fairlight Glen.
Fairlight Cove is a small village on the East Sussex coast approximately 3 miles east of Hastings.
The village suffers from coastal erosion which has threatened a number of properties directly on the cliff edge.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fairlight_Cove   (93 words)

 BBC NEWS | UK | England | Southern Counties | Public banned from 'danger' road
The public are to be banned from using a road on a Sussex cliff beauty spot which is gradually falling into the sea, the local council says.
Only remaining residents of Fairlight Cove, near Hastings, will be allowed to use the road.
Despite the fact the road is a private street, the council has the authority to ensure public safety and close unrestricted access.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/uk_news/england/southern_counties/4007721.stm   (230 words)

 Manly Council
Manly Cove plays a functional role as a "working" Cove with a diversity of water based activities, whereas the foreshores between Delwood Beach and Davis Marina display a more natural foreshore setting.
The Manly Cove and North Harbour Coastline Management Plan's will develop a blueprint for the future management of the North Harbour area.
The Coastline Management Plan's will be used as an important resource to guide community action and to assist government and the local planning authority in the ongoing management of the North Harbour's coastal reserve's and foreshore areas.
www.manly.nsw.gov.au /Coastline-Management-Plans.html   (526 words)

 EPA | State of the Beaches 2001-2002 ~
Faecal coliform levels at Fairlight Beach and Little Manly Cove complied with swimming guidelines 100% of time.
Forty Baskets Pool and Manly Cove complied with faecal coliform guidelines 90 and 97% of the time, respectively.
Fairlight Beach and Little Manly Cove were ranked equal first, with Forty Baskets Pool ranked at equal fourth and Manly Cove ranked at equal seventh.
www.epa.nsw.gov.au /beach/ar2002/sydneyharbour-11.asp   (376 words)

 S260 Title Page
A rock is a signature from the past, a bearer of information about the processes and environments from which it was formed.
Here are some instructions for the S260 field trip to Fairlight Cove.
The road goes down a steep hill at Fairlight Village and then on to Pett Level.
website.lineone.net /~david_scarboro/s260.htm   (1288 words)

 Rother District Council - Fairlight Coast Protection Scheme Gets Go Ahead
Rother District Council is delighted to be able to report that English Nature has now formally withdrawn its holding objection to the planning application for the proposed new coastal defence scheme at Fairlight.
The Council, having worked closely with residents and the Fairlight Cove Preservation Trust, had earlier this year approved a planning application for the new coastal protection works, and the scheme has been included in DEFRA's capital programme, with 100% Government grant funding guaranteed.
Whilst English Nature had raised a number of objections to the detailed aspects of the scheme, following negotiations between the Council and English Nature, and the involvement of local MP Michael Foster, a satisfactory agreement has now been reached as to the way forward.
www.rother.gov.uk /index.cfm?articleid=2392   (238 words)

 Historic Kent - Smuggling in Kent 13   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
South of Rye the smuggling shores continued along Pett Level to the cliffs at Fairlight.
Contemporary maps show that carts could be taken down to the beach at Fairlight Cove (immediately east of the village) and also at the foot of Fairlight Glen.
Both were certainly used, particularly by the owlers, but coastal erosion and large landslides have since substantially altered the coast here, making the former inaccessible and the other beach difficult to reach on foot.
www.historic-kent.co.uk /smugg13.htm   (802 words)

 BBC NEWS | UK | England | Southern Counties | Cliff defence scheme to go ahead
The cliff is falling away on land at Fairlight Cove
Work on a new coastal defence scheme in East Sussex, which could save up to 200 homes from falling into the sea, is due to begin early next year.
The houses at Fairlight Cove, near Hastings, are under threat from coastal erosion, with five lost to the sea in the last six years.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/uk_news/england/southern_counties/5277558.stm   (253 words)

 S-Cool! - AS & A2 Level Geography Revision - Quicklearn
They exhibit a slow rate of erosion and tend to be stable.
Examples include cliffs comprised of glacial till and clay, such as those found at Fairlight Cove in Hastings.
In these cliffs, sub-aerial processes can contribute more to erosion than marine processes, leading to mass movements such as sliding, slumping and falls.
www.s-cool.co.uk /topic_quicklearn.asp?loc=ql&topic_id=9&quicklearn_id=4&subject_id=6&ebt=285&ebn=&ebs=&ebl=&elc=13   (396 words)

 Sussex Folklore - Spectral Hounds   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The hounds baying, the thunder of horse hooves and the sound of the hunting horn could all be heard, though nothing was ever to be seen.
Such legends were often exploited by smugglers along the Sussex coast, who would foster rumours of unearthly creatures such as the 'wind hounds' which used to race along the cliffs on certain nights around Fairlight cove, no doubt when the smuggling gangs were going about their nocturnal activities.
Interestingly, 'windogs' was an old Sussex dialect word for white clouds blown across the sky by the wind.
www.eastbournepagancircle.co.uk /articles/hounds.html   (380 words)

 Nameless Cove on Flickr - Photo Sharing!
Tiny cove on the south-weatern side of Fagans Bay.
From Fairlight - Point Clare #3 - Brisbane Water Walk #8.
I think this place might be here, or very much nearby.
www.flickr.com /photos/spikebot/76411399   (127 words)

 BBC - Coast
Many believe global warming is inevitable if we don't change our ways and reduce our desire for fossil-fuelled energy.
Nick Crane travels to Fairlight Cove in East Sussex to meet the Environment Agency's Merylyn Hedger and debate the impact of climate change on our coast.
Miranda Krestovnikoff travels to Lundy in the Bristol Channel, where there is a scheme looking at the future of good sea management.
www.bbc.co.uk /coast/programmes   (842 words)

 Gay News Articles
Event: MEP visits homes threatened by cliff collapse at Fairlight Cove
VILLAGERS whose homes are tumbling into the sea at Fairlight in Sussex are
Dr Lucas will make her comments during talks with Fairlight Cove
www.pinkuk.com /community/newsArticle.asp?nid=249   (209 words)

 Fairlight Cove Geology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
East of the Haddock’s Fault (approx 150m East of Seagull Cottage)
Between the Haddock’s Fault and the Fairlight Cove Fault (intersects cliff at approximately Cliff Way footpath)
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www.fairlightcove.com /geology   (44 words)

 Fairlight Cove Preservation Trust » Fairlight - Meridian Focus (10/05)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Fairlight Cove Preservation Trust » Fairlight - Meridian Focus (10/05)
Tonight the plight of Fairlight was shown on Meridian Focus (Channel3).
The very real issues of the Erosion along the length of the South Coast were investigated and discussed and interviews were provided by our own John Sinclair and Paul Capps and from Nick Carter who lives right on the egde.
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