The thousands of people who visited Lowestoft in Suffolk this weekend would have struggled to get to the beach, even if the weather had been perfect.
Since late last year the section of beach between the harbour south pier and Parade Road South has been closed because of coastal erosion. The council now has to decide if it will pay millions to have it made safe.
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Essex Police say they still want to find out what happened to Stuart Lubbock who died at Michael Barrymore's home near Harlow in 2001.
A High Court judge ruled he was entitled to "more than nominal" damages from police over a wrongful arrest he says destroyed his career.
The Anglia region has suffered its coldest start to August for many years and the summer weather is still on the showery side.