1. ITV Report

Cornish villagers pull together after Christmas floods

Villagers in Ponsanooth didn't hesitate to help the owner of the local store and post office when it was flooded. Photo: ITV News West Country

A community in Cornwall has rallied round after its local shop and post office was badly damaged by floods just before Christmas.

Michelle Firminger's shop flooded over Christmas "On Christmas Eve 47 different people just appeared (to help) without me asking." Credit: ITV News West Country

The shop at Ponsanooth near Falmouth is likely to be closed for six months. The local pub has set up a temporary shop and volunteers are carrying out errands for the elderly.

The local pub has given over its restaurant to sell basic supplies. Credit: ITV News West Country

Steve Hardy reports:-