- West Country (E)
Clearing-up has continued across the West today after the heavy rain and violent storms which pounded the region on either side of Christmas.
Christmas Dinner was cancelled at Bathampton Mill, at Bathampton after the riverside pub was flooded.
Paul Thomas, Area Manager of the pub chain, says a 'raging torrent' came through the door and ruined kitchen equipment. He's been talking to our reporter Bob Constantine:
Three year old Elsa Sadler can't have a birthday party because the floods on the Somerset Levels mean her friends can't get there.
It's now more than two weeks since huge parts of Somerset were hit by the flooding and it could be many more before life returns to normal.
People living on the Somerset Levels, many of whom are cut off by the recent floods, are calling for regular dredging to solve the problem