New scheme boosts Garstang and St Michael’s flood defences

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Flood Picture taken from the air over St Michaels in the late seventies

Send In Roy Payne Flood Picture taken from the air over St Michaels in the late seventies

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AN £800,000 scheme aimed at reducing the risk of flooding at St Michael’s-on-Wyre and Garstang has been unveiled.

The government cash, will be used by the Environment Agency to improve flood defences on the River Wyre as well as carrying out silt and gravel removal - which will reduce the risk of flooding to hundreds of homes and businesses.

Most of the work will be carried out around St Michael’s, scene of devastating floods 30 years ago.

 

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