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Work to install temporary sea defences starts tomorrow

Engineers and councillors inspect the devastated sea wall at Portreath. Credit: ITV West Country/Kathy Wardle

Work to install temporary sea defences at Portreath is due to start tomorrow.

15 to 20 concrete cubes of differing sizes will be built in a curve to try to deflect the waves, rather than take them head on

– Councillor Joyce Duffin of Cornwall Council