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Flooding continues to affect the Wycombe District

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The aftermath of the recent rain still continues to affect the Wycombe District.

Higginson Park in Marlow is still closed. Bucks Fire and Rescue have a decontamination unit and mobile communications center in Marlow.

Since last Friday, 7th February 2014, over 7,000 sandbags have been distributed to affected areas by local councils. Today sandbags were delivered to the following pre-arranged collection points :

  • Abbotsbrook, Bourne End – Lock Bridge Road
  • Bourne End – Andrews Reach
  • Marlow – Fieldhouse Lane
  • Mill End – Skirmett Road

Gel sacks have been delivered to Marlow Town Council. Further sandbag deliverries are expected to take place tomorrow on a priority basis.

Over Wednesday night yet more showers and high winds are forecast, see the Met Office (external website) for further details and current weather warnings.

For up to the minute flood warning details, see the Environment Agency flood warning map (external website).

High Wycombe town centre, Marlow, Princes Risborough and Bourne End will see reduced street cleaning as the cleaning crews have been diverted to fill and deliver sandbags.

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