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Birds protected

Measures to protect several coastal bird sites were announced. Great Yarmouth North Denes in Norfolk, the Nene Washes, the Ouse Washes, Gibraltar Point in Lincolnshire, Flamborough Head, Bempton Cliffs and Hornsea Mere in Humberside are to be Special Protection Areas.