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North East flood defences

Flood defences across the North East have been given the go-ahead. Plans have been announced to build almost 100 new defences across the country - protecting more than 64,000 homes from flooding.

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Full Report: Flood defences for Morpeth

Residents of Morpeth can finally breathe a sigh of relief after waiting and worrying for four years about flooding.

The Government has announced that it will provide the final funds needed for the town's flood defence system.

Work is set to begin next month.

Watch the full report from Derek Proud below.

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