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Needles Lighthouse needs protection

Duration:
3 hours
First broadcast:
Tuesday 23 November 2010

It's one of the best-known landmarks in Britain - but the Needles Lighthouse is feeling its age. The sea has been tearing at the rocks beneath the lighthouse for a century and a half, eroding its base.

A £500,000 project is now under way to make it safe for the future so they can keep the light burning for those at sea who depend on it.

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