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Scotland: Nicola Sturgeon unveils 10 year flood protection strategy

19 Jul 2016, Evening Times, Herald & Times Group

Six months on from one of the most devastating winters on record, a new strategy has been announced to protect thousands of homes from flooding. More than £400million will be invested over the next 10 years in an effort to defend Scotland's most vulnerable areas. Spending this year is being targeted in some of the places hardest hit by a series of winter storms.



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