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Dawlish News
Dawlish News
17 Jul 2020 15:11

Any spending on work which could potentially be affected by storm action or erosion in the short to medium term has been paused

Sand was pumped on to the beach two years ago as part of a £12 million flood defence scheme, which raised parts of the beach by up to three metres.

But last winter’s storms was much of that sand had been stripped away, damaging structures on the shore above, and left one 20m section exposed to the elements and saw some of the sand deposit into the Exe Estuary.


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