Bury still waiting for £2.6m from government to repair damage after Boxing Day floods
A Greater Manchester town is still waiting for £2.6m to repair the damage caused by the horrific Boxing Day floods.
Bury council has only received £750,000 from the government to carry out infrastructure repairs following the catastrophe on December 26.
Bosses are now demanding ministers put their hands in their pockets and give them the rest of the cash needed.
Town hall chiefs say some £3.4m worth of damage was done after more than a month’s worth of rain fell on the region in just a few hours.
Greater Manchester was battered by Storm Eva for 36 hours. It led to the worst flooding in the... read more
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