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Haydon Bridge demands flood action

People affected by last month's flooding in Northumberland say they're angry more wasn't done to help them during the storms.

The comments were made during a heated meeting organised by their MP.

Watch the full report from our correspondent Frances Read

Public meeting over Haydon Bridge fire station closure

Haydon Bridge Fire Station. Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

A public meeting's being held in Haydon Bridge in Northumberland this evening (January 12) over plans to close the town's fire station.

It's part of a plan by Northumberland County Council to save half a million pounds from its budget.

Some locals say the closure will put lives at risk. The council has said that the plans are designed to have as little impact as possible on services.


Flood clean-up continues in Haydon Bridge

Some residents of Haydon Bridge in Northumberland are cleaning up after flooding last weekend destroyed their homes.

Our correspondent Frances Read has been to find out how two neighbouring families in the town are coping.

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