Council reaction to setback

Cllr Phil Twiss from East Devon District Council :

"When we arranged for the material to be diverted to Port Royal, we knew there was a chance it could be washed away in a storm. We said at the time that it was a calculated risk. Unfortunately, nature has had the last laugh this time".

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Sidmouth Erosion Setback

Stormy weather hampers efforts to protect a section of coastline in east Devon.