Coastguards in landslips alert

Coastguards in Dorset are warning the public to stay away from some cliff edges in the county. The recent rain has left some areas vulnerable to landslips.

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  1. Richard Slee

Coastguards warn public of landslips threat in Dorset

The Coastguard is warning people to keep away from beaches in Dorset affected by landslides.

Today's brighter weather has attracted sightseers to beaches near Lyme Regis, on Portland and in Swanage where recent wet weather has left cliffs unstable and in some cases collapsing. But the warning is being largely ignored, as Richard Slee reports.

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