AFTER THE STORMS: Work to strengthen South Dorset's sea defences

ROCK ARMOUR: Sea defence work on Preston beach

ROCK ARMOUR: Sea defence work on Preston beach

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EMERGENCY repair work costing hundreds of thousands of pounds is being carried out to strengthen Dorset’s sea defences.

The Environment Agency is working to protect the sea defences at Preston Beach and Chesil Beach on Portland.

Work at Preston Beach, above, involves a ‘rock armour’ addition costing £300,000 and is scheduled to be complete in the next 10 days.

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