- Tyne Tees
- 2 updates
Redcar and Cleveland Council's leader, Cllr George Dunning, has written to the local government Minister, Eric Pickles, making a special plea for help.
The government is being asked for money to help those affected by flooding after torrential rain in parts of the region last weekend.
Saltburn, Redcar and other areas of East Cleveland were hardest hit. A number of people were forced to leave their homes.
Redcar and Cleveland Council is asking for funds from special cash reserves held by the government for emergencies like this.