somerset floods 2014

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VIDEO: Somerset flood farmers still struggling

27 May 2014 11:14:12 BBC News - UK

Farmers in Somerset whose land was under water for months during last winter's flooding say it could take years before they fully recover.

Vice All News Time27 May 2014 11:14:12


Somerset flood car 'sells for £101k'

20 March 2014 22:09:38 BBC News - UK

A submerged car, which became the unofficial symbol of the Somerset floods, is the subject of a £101,100 winning bid on eBay.

Vice All News Time20 March 2014 22:09:38


BUDGET 2014: £340m for flood defences and repairing potholes in bid to fix Britain's battered infrastructure after record storms

19 March 2014 16:51:15 News | Mail Online

After areas including the Somerset Levels were left underwater, the Chancellor announced an extra £140million available for repairs to flood defences.

Vice All News Time19 March 2014 16:51:15


Wood Flooring Engineered owner reveals £1m woth of flood damage

13 March 2014 12:47:35 News | Mail Online

Neil Craddock 's firm Wood Flooring Engineered, in Burrowbridge on the Somerset Levels has spent the whole of 2014 under up to 10ft of water.

Vice All News Time13 March 2014 12:47:35


360 view of Somerset flood damage

07 March 2014 22:00:55 UK headlines

See the carnage caused to Bryony Sadler's home in Moorland, Somerset by the recent flood waters        

Vice All News Time07 March 2014 22:00:55


Barrage in £100m Somerset flood plan

05 March 2014 14:34:00 BBC News - UK

A tidal barrage at Bridgwater and dredging on the Somerset Levels form part of a £100m plan to combat flooding in the area, the BBC understands.

Vice All News Time05 March 2014 14:34:00


AUDIO: Somerset homes remain flooded

03 March 2014 09:13:14 BBC News - UK

Somerset farm owners James and Jenny Winslade discuss the lasting effects of recent flooding.

Vice All News Time03 March 2014 09:13:14


VIDEO: A day on the Somerset Levels

18 February 2014 12:38:44 BBC News - UK

Inside Out's Alastair McKee spends 24 hours on the Somerset Levels following the recent flooding.

Vice All News Time18 February 2014 12:38:44


Somerset floods: The excuses that just won't wash

07 February 2014 22:53:38 UK headlines

Here's how David Cameron can assuage the Somerset floods, says Geoffrey Lean        

Vice All News Time07 February 2014 22:53:38


Somerset floods: The excuses that just won't wash

07 February 2014 22:14:20 Politics News - UK Politics

Here's how David Cameron can assuage the Somerset floods, says Geoffrey Lean        

Vice Politics Time07 February 2014 22:14:20


David Cameron visits flood-hit Somerset

07 February 2014 19:06:34 Politics News - UK Politics

Prime Minister David Cameron says progress is being made to help those affected by flooding in Somerset but it "will take time" to get the response right        

Vice Politics Time07 February 2014 19:06:34


Stranded in Somerset: Aerials show extent of flooding

07 February 2014 13:52:53 UK headlines

Aerial footage shows the extent of the flooding in Somerset as efforts take place to protect homes from the rising water levels        

Vice All News Time07 February 2014 13:52:53


Somerset flooding in pictures: Moorland is evacuated

07 February 2014 09:52:49 UK headlines

Moorland on the Somerset Levels has been evacuated because of flooding        

Vice All News Time07 February 2014 09:52:49


Prince Charles visits flooded Somerset

05 February 2014 01:07:29 UK headlines

Prince Charles speaks with members of the local community in the village of Stoke St Gregory on the Somerset Levels in south west England        

Vice All News Time05 February 2014 01:07:29


Prince Charles visits flooded Somerset Levels

05 February 2014 01:07:29 UK headlines

Prince Charles speaks with members of the local community in the village of Stoke St Gregory on the Somerset Levels in south west England        

Vice All News Time05 February 2014 01:07:29


Charles to visit Somerset Levels

04 February 2014 07:29:24 BBC News - UK

Prince Charles will visit the Somerset Levels later to meet residents, farmers and members of the emergency services affected by recent flooding.

Vice All News Time04 February 2014 07:29:24


Some areas of Somerset flooded for the last 10 months

02 February 2014 11:59:24 UK headlines

The Telegraph's Andrew Giligan visits North Curry in Somerset and speaks to a residents who's home has been uninhabitable for 14 of the last 21 months        

Vice All News Time02 February 2014 11:59:24


Somerset floods: 'Is this area for people to live in or for animals?'

02 February 2014 08:51:04 UK headlines

Victims of the Somerset floods fought for rivers to be dredged but that may not end their misery        

Vice All News Time02 February 2014 08:51:04


A tiny corner of Somerset may have the answer to flooding

31 January 2014 23:12:44 UK headlines

Two villages have remained dry thanks to an experiment that seems to be working, says Geoffrey Lean        

Vice All News Time31 January 2014 23:12:44


Troops arrive in flood-hit Somerset

30 January 2014 18:03:20 UK headlines

Soldiers on a reconnaissance mission in flood-hit Somerset say they are trying to understand what the situation is and identify the key areas which are at risk        

Vice All News Time30 January 2014 18:03:20


Somerset Council welcomes government flooding intervention

30 January 2014 13:54:49 UK headlines

David Hall, the deputy leader of Somerset County Council, says the deployment of troops and specialist vehicles to help villages cut off by flooding "could be a very great relief to the people of Somerset"        

Vice All News Time30 January 2014 13:54:49


Flooding: Army arrive in Somerset to aid flood relief effort

30 January 2014 12:51:52 UK headlines

Army arrives in Somerset to help relief effort after Government pledges emergency help for villages left stricken by flooding        

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Somerset Council welcomes Government flooding intervention

30 January 2014 12:51:52 UK headlines

David Hall, the deputy leader of Somerset County Council, says the deployment of troops and specialist vehicles to help villages cut off by flooding "could be a very great relief to the people of Somerset"        

Vice All News Time30 January 2014 12:51:52


Flood-hit Somerset requests Army aid

29 January 2014 20:39:36 BBC News - UK

Army help for flood-hit Somerset being discussed, including use of specialist vehicles - environment secretary

Vice All News Time29 January 2014 20:39:36


Why do the Somerset Levels flood?

28 January 2014 16:33:45 UK headlines

Dozens of homes are still flooded and acres of land underwater after the storms hit the UK last month, with the Somerset Levels one of the worst affected areas - leading to calls from campaigners for national action        

Vice All News Time28 January 2014 16:33:45


Somerset Levels floods: Cut off - and furious

27 January 2014 23:47:41 Politics News - UK Politics

With parts of Somerset still under water after a month, locals want answers from the Environment Agency, says Philip Johnston        

Vice Politics Time27 January 2014 23:47:41


Owen Paterson visits flood-hit Somerset Levels

27 January 2014 18:11:59 Politics News - UK Politics

Environment Secretary Owen Paterson encourages locals to submit "a good, concrete plan" for a long-term solution following "major" flooding        

Vice Politics Time27 January 2014 18:11:59


An artistic look at the flooding on the Somerset levels

22 January 2014 14:02:02 UK headlines

Floods affecting homes and businesses on the Somerset levels        

Vice All News Time22 January 2014 14:02:02


Muchelney, the Somerset village turned island by flooding

12 January 2014 08:57:35 UK headlines

With the aid of a canoe, Cole Moreton visits a village in Somerset that has been completely cut off by flooding        

Vice All News Time12 January 2014 08:57:35