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Flood protection work on hold for at least five years
9:00am Friday 14th February 2014 in News
Earmarked improvements to flood-prone areas will not take place in the next five years.
Flood risk alleviation work in Braintree and Bocking, costing a combined £156,000, will not happen until 2019/20 at the earliest.
Flooding last Friday blocked the A120 between Bradwell and Coggeshall and caused school closures as many roads became unpassable.
But, in a week that has seen flooding affect large parts of the UK, Braintree and Witham remain low on a list of EA priorities.
See this week's Times for the full story