It's great news that the government has recognised the threat that flooding has on the people of Exeter and unlocked the necessary funding to enable this crucial project to take place.
The City Council and County Council had already committed a total of £6 million towards the scheme but this latest announcement allows these essential flood defences to be put in place sooner rather than later."
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Feeling decent in the sunshine, despite the northerly breeze.
After a cloudy and damp start for some, it will become drier and brighter, with good spells of sunshine developing.
Tonnes of plastic collected in beach cleans around Devon and Cornwall is now being recycled in Exeter.