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Beach huts damaged in stormy weather

Beach huts damaged in Southbourne Credit: Elizabeth Challis

Six beach huts have been damaged in the strong winds and heavy rain in Bournemouth.

The huts were struck by concrete which slid down the cliff face in Southbourne on Saturday.

Council workers cordoned off the area while the clear-up took place.

The area around the collapse was cordoned off. Credit: Elizabeth Challis
The beach huts toppled over during a landslip Credit: Elizabeth Challis

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