Family home after stranded by floods over Christmas

A family is back home after spending the Christmas break stranded by floodwater in a holiday cottage. Eight adults, four children and a dog had no alternative but to make the best of it.

The village is just down the road from a town which showed off it's multi-million pound flood barrier to the Environment Secretary today. He spoke to Wesley Smith.


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