Morpeth flood defences

Work is underway to build new flood defences in the Northumberland town of Morpeth.

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Full Report: Morpeth flood defences

Work has finally begun to protect more than a thousand homes and businesses in Morpeth, four years after flooding devastated the town.

A team from the Environment Agency has been removing trees from the riverside, so new defences can be built in their place.

Residents say the work is long overdue.

Watch the full report from Ben Chapman below.

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