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Cotting Burn

Cotting Burn is a tributary of the River Wansbeck in Northumberland. A dam was built on the burn in 2017, togrther with a water storage area, as part of the flood defence scheme for Morpeth. Cotting Burn Dam was later renamed The Hargreaves Dam, in memory of regional flood and coastal committee chairman, Jon Hargreaves, who died in October 2016.

River Wansbeck Morpeth Shieldhill Burn
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Cotting Burn, Morpeth

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The Cotting Burn at East Lane End

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The Cotting Burn beside Morrison's, Morpeth

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Expert fisherman in Morrisons' car park

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Work on £27m Morpeth flood defence scheme has been completed
- "A multi-million pound flood defence scheme to protect a Northumberland market town has been completed. The £27m project was designed to reduce the risk of flooding in Morpeth, which has …

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