The National Farmers' Union says it's vital that a vaccine for Schmallenberg virus is made available this year. The disease causes stillbirths and birth defects in sheep and cattle and is carried through insects.
It's spreading through the South West, with nearly 60 cases in Dorset and more than 50 in South Somerset.
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The road and steps are now off limits after being washed away and a public meeting has been called to address the beach's future.
The teenage climate change activist has spoken at a demonstration on College Green.
Today's cloudy and wet weather will give way to a more showery weekend with even stronger winds and a colder feel.