Emergency repairs at the river mouth in Sidmouth are being demanded, after new landslides along the cliffs. The recent torrential rain has caused large slips on the East beach.
A local councillor fears the threat of tidal flooding in the town has increased as a result of the erosion, and talks will now be held with the Environment Agency.
Richard Lawrence reports:
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Early autumn can be a topsy-turvy time for weather.
Nearly 70 incidents were reported in the UK last year with birds being shot, poisoned or trapped.
Alex Beresford has the weather forecast for Cornwall, Devon and the rest of the South West