groyne


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Synonyms for groyne

a protective structure of stone or concrete

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The three agencies were able to release and tow a yacht that had become caught on the groynes off the New Brighton coast on Monday.
But Bill Parkinson, owner of Willy's Pub and Brewery in Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, which brews Old Groyne, defended the name.
The Labor Opposition has succumbed to supporting a shortened groyne after being taunted with the claim that it is `anti-development'.
Boundaries are from Hendon Groyne (Groyne excluded) to the Saddleback Rock at Hawthorn Hive.
The artwork depicting the Groyne and the pier in South Shields has been painted at the Clasper Court Extra Care site following a renovation project.
It is fished from 6pm to 10pm between Sandy Point and the Last Groyne on Marske Beach.
A Maritime and Coastguard Agency spokesman said the man went in first to try to help the animals but it appears he fell and could have hit his head on a groyne.
He raced in after the Jack Russells slipped or were washed off a groyne.
Yet only weeks before, the same council turned down the offer of hundreds of tonnes of free sand to build a giant groyne and save their battered coastline.
We posted a lifeguard on each groyne to try and stop people going near them, but people kept piling into the sea, even though the red flag was up.
The groyne will be upgraded while some of the wharf s pylons will be retained to maintain the unique marine habitat, Mr Koutsantonis said.
South Tyneside Homes' Gavin Buckingham set to work as part of a major renovation of Clasper Court in South Shields, depicting the Groyne and the pier for the home's 24 tenants.
It was thought he could be hiding around the rock groyne marking the river entrance.
For almost 150 years, the Herd Groyne lighthouse has been an icon of the River Tyne and remains a popular attraction for many shipping enthusiasts and photographers.
It also includes a rock groyne which stretches 250 metres into the sea and rock wall to help prevent coastal erosion.