Queen to visit Ballater residents hit by Storm Frank floods
The Queen is visiting Ballater to meet people affected by severe flooding last December.
Aberdeenshire Council said around 600 homes and 100 businesses were devastated when the River Dee burst its banks and swept through the village and surrounding areas amid Storm Frank.
During her visit, the Queen will hear from locals about their recovery efforts in the months following the floods.
The visit will begin with a walk along Bridge Street to see businesses at various stages of repair and rebuild.
She will then head to Glenmuick Church to meet people whose homes were flooded.
While at the... read more
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