Sidmouth residents reveal �900k bid to halt cliff erosion

BREAKING NEWS: Homeowners move to save properties from toppling into sea

SIDMOUTH residents have revealed of a �900,000 coastal protection scheme they hope will stop their homes falling into the sea.

Cliff Road homeowners say their gardens are receding by 13feet a year and today (Tuesday) handed in a planning application for a five-meter high rock revetment to halt erosion of the town’s East Cliff.

Blueprints for the 210-meter-long granite retaining wall were handed to East Devon District Council at 12.30pm this afternoon.

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