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Repair work starts on Boston's flood defences

Work to repair flood defences in Boston, after the town suffered huge amounts of damage in last year's tidal surge, have got underway today.

A temporary defence is being ripped out of the banks of the River Witham to be replaced by a new, stronger brick wall. It is one of four areas which have been flagged up as a priority.

The Environment Agency is aiming to complete the work before the spring tide at the beginning of next month. Matt Price reports.