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Flood-hit farms given £5,000 government grant

The Government has announced rural homes and businesses damaged by the floods will have access to one-off grants up to £5,000 to make them more resilient. The Environment Agency has again warned that it cannot protect all people and all properties.

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Farmer: Government floods grant is a 'drop in the ocean'

James Hall, a farmer from Somerset who was affected by flooding, told ITV News the government's offer of a £5,000 grant is "a drop in the ocean."

He said the cost won't cover the loses at his farm, or the work that still needs to be done.

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