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‘We can’t go’: Fishlake residents defy floodwaters and authorities

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Local people ignore calls to evacuate from flood-stricken town near DoncasterHeavy rainfall and more flooding forecast for week aheadWhile her business may have been engulfed in water with the rains forecast to continue, Pam Webb defiantly chose not to leave her village. Instead, she was among dozens who called for urgent action to salvage what was left.Webb paced worriedly outside the Hare and Hounds pub, in Fishlake near Doncaster, as dozens of villagers drowned their sorrows on Sunday evening, floodwaters lapping at their homes. Continue reading…

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Author : Aaron Walawalkar in Fishlake

Publish date : 2019-11-11 00:58:38

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