Big response to flood appeal fund

An appeal set up to help victims of flooding on the Somerset Levels has raised more than £125,000 in just a few days. The fund set up by the Somerset Community Foundation aims to provide emergency relief grants to families flooded out of their homes.

It will also help with with longer term support for businesses and communities that are affected. More details here.

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Bradford on Avon's flood defences hold firm

Flood warnings remain in place across large parts of the region as the West Country once again takes a battering from winter storms. Flood defences at Bradford on Avon have so far proved successful.