The Government has announced today that it's putting millions of pounds into new flood defences for Exeter. The scheme will create 1,000 new jobs.
The funding comes after studies revealed an extreme case of flooding could affect more than 5,000 homes and devastate the local economy.
Richard Lawrence reports:
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