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Hosepipe ban lifted

A hosepipe ban was introduced in much of the Anglia region in April, after 2011 was the driest year since 1921. The ban was lifted in June and July.

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Farmers take drought worries to government

Farmers are concerned about the impact of the drought on agriculture Credit: ITV Anglia

Farmers from Norfolk met with government officials on Thursday 19th April to voice their fears about the drought. They're concerned about the long term impacts it will have on our agriculture.

They also discussed how water will be supplied in the future, with options including winter storage and reservoirs.

The delegation of farmers and agriculture specialists was organised by South West Norfolk MP Elizabeth Truss.

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