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UK's Biggest Flood Defences

The country's longest ever flood defences are opening in Nottingham. The forty-five million pound project protects sixteen thousand homes and businesses along 16 miles of the River Trent.

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Markings on Trent Bridge showing the extent of past flooding in Nottingham

Markings on Trent Bridge showing the extent of past flooding in Nottingham Credit: ITV Central

Nottingham's new flood defence opened today.

The £45 million defence stretches nearly 17 miles along the River Trent, from Sawley to Colwick.

More details can be found here.

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