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Damage in Drummore
waves battered the seawall near Drummore over the past fortnight,
causing nearly £100,000 worth of damage.
good news, however, is that councillors have agreed to come
up with the cash needed to replace the wall which forms a
coastal protection barrier for the main Stranraer to Drummore
90 metres of the seawall was washed away as waves swept in
from Luce Bay and onto the A716 at Kilstay Bay.
matter was discussed at a meeting of the councils Environment
and Infrastructure Committee last week where the estimated
cost of replacing the section of wall was revealed at some
Grahame Forster, whose South Rhins ward includes the Drummore
area which bore the brunt of the storms, said "I am delighted
that the Committee have agreed to make £60,000 available
from the capital budget with the remainder of costs funded
budget for coastal protection is limited and would in no
way have addressed the problem.
is, therefore, heartening to see Drummore get the recognition
from the centre in Dumfries that it so justly deserves".