- West Country (E)
The Somerset farmer who fought a losing battle against the rising levels of flood water has returned by boat to see what is now left of his home and business.
All but 45 of James Winslade's 840 acres are now under water. He says if it hadn't been for the help of volunteers, his 500 cattle would have drowned. This from our Somerset correspondent David Woodland.
Campaigners have come up with a novel way to prevent future flooding across our region by reintroducing beavers to our waterways.
The Prime Minister has announced a £10 million support package for businesses affected by the floods.
Part of Gloucester has withstood the high tides so far but a severe warning remains in place with fears of more flooding