The Environment Secretary has announced a £20.5m package to help protect the Somerset Levels from flooding.
Owen Paterson said the 'key thing' for local people was that the Rivers Tone and Parrett would now be dredged as soon as possible.
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The boxer said it was the "least he could do" and even donated the £30,000 shorts he wore in his last fight against Devon Alexander.
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