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New defences for seaside town

Work's due to begin on more coastal defences at Seaton Carew, after the council secured more funding.

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Second phase of defence work to begin

Hartlepool Council have already invested £1.5m to protect Seaton Carew seafront. Credit: ITV News

Work will begin on the second phase of a multi-million pound coastal defence project in Hartlepool.

More than £1.5m has already been spent strengthening defences at Seaton Carew seafront. Now Hartlepool council has secured £3.5m for work on an additional 700m stretch of coastline. It will help to protect 400 seaside homes.

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