Red-tape holds up flood defence scheme say campaginers

Communities along the East Coast are recovering after they were hit by the most serious coastal tidal surge in over 30 years.

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'Behind-the-scenes work' saved thousands of properties from flooding, says Environment Secretary

The mayor of Whitby is calling for more sea defences in the town following this week's floods.

Homes and businesses around Whitby harbour were flooded when a tidal surge forced water into nearby streets. Some residents won't be back in their homes for months. Lisa Walton reports.

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