Beaches on the north-east Kent coastline are closed to swimmers for a fourth day after raw sewage was let out into the sea off Thanet when a pumping station broke down. The Environment Agency is currently carrying out tests on the water.
Southern Water says some beaches around Margate and Broadstairs could be opened as soon as this weekend.
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