The A259 Hythe Road in both directions closed, queueing traffic due to accident involving a car and a lorry at Marine Avenue (New Beach Holiday Centre). Traffic is being diverted via Burmarsh Road to Botolph's Bridge but the roads are very narrow.
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The Orkney Islands took second place, followed by Rutland and Wychavon while last year's winner Winchester falls to fifth place.
With more people in the UK living in temporary accommodation, parts of England will soon trial a scheme which has tackled the problem.
Forecast for tonight and tomorrow in the west