Prince Charles visits Somerset

Prince Charles has been visiting Glastonbury Abbey this morning as the first part of his visit to Somerset. Later he will be at Muchelney and Castle Cary

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Prince Charles returns to Muchelney

Prince Charles returned to the Somerset village of Muchelney today, 5 months on from the height of the flooding.

He met with residents, farmers and local businesses to see how the area is recovering after the worst floods in a generation.

Our Somerset Correspondent David Woodland reports:

Floods farmer praises Prince Charles' intervention

Someset farmer James Winslade who was one of those worst affected by the winter flood on the Somerset Levels today praised the Prince of Wales for raising the profile of the area and highlighting the problems.

He was talking after Prince Charles revisited the village of Muchelney which was cut off for weeks duering the worst of the winter weather. He told ITV News that it was no coincidence that relief work started within days of the Prince visiting in February.

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Prince Charles to visit Somerset flood victims

Prince Charles on the flooded Somerset Levels in February. Credit: Anwar Hussein / PA

Prince Charles will be in Somerset today to meet people and businesses affected by the floods.

His Royal Highness visited Muchelney on the Somerset Levels in February, and will be returning to see how the village is recovering.

He will also be visiting Glastonbury Abbey and Castle Cary train station to see how the tourism industry is coping following the flooding.

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