THE RSPB has launched an appeal to support bird reserves in Weymouth after it was revealed the cost of flood damage and repairs could rise above £100,000.

Hundreds of nests were destroyed and the newly-refurbished Discovery Centre was swamped by floodwater.

Despite the damage, the RSPB aims to be open and ready for visitors in time for the Olympics.

To give to the RSPB Flood Appeal visit

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