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Memories of the great flood of 1953

Sixty years ago a massive storm brought devastation to the east coast of England and claimed more than 300 lives.

But the severe flooding also left a positive legacy as it brought about major investment in flood defences that have kept resident safe in the years since.

Ed Thomas reports.

  • 31 Jan 2013
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