Climate resilience: Government cuts ribbon on £67m Ipswich tidal barrier

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Floods Minister Dr Thérèse Coffey opens new flood defences designed to protect more 1,600 homes and 400 businesses from escalating climate risks

The government last week provided evidence of its long term climate resilience strategy in action, cutting the ribbon on a new tidal flood defence barrier designed to help protect the town of Ipswich "for...

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