Somerset church leaders write to PM on floods
Posted: 28 Feb 2014 @ 00:25
CHURCH leaders in Somerset, one of the counties worst affectedby recent storms and flooding, have written to the Prime Ministerto call for measures to be taken to prevent any repetition of anemergency on this scale.
They acknowledge that flooding has long been a frequentoccurrence in low-lying areas of the Somerset Levels, and wouldcontinue to be, but said: "The floods do not need to last as longas these have."
Some villages on the Levels have been cut off for more thanseven ...
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