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New £11m flood defences opening in Morecambe

Photo: VBA

The Environment Minister Therese Coffey is opening major new flood defences in Morecambe later.

It's hoped the £11 million wave-protection wall will safeguard 13,000 homes and businesses.

Morecambe sea front Credit: VBA

The works, paid for by the Environment Agency, started in 2015 and were completed this year. 3.8km of coastal protection to the sea front has been upgraded or replaced.