Flood chaos

I WRITE in response to your report on floods in the Dunmow Broadcast edition of March 8. I was driving from Great Bardfield on the Dunmow Road towards Great Dunmow last Tuesday, and just round a double bend I came right through, and nearly stalled in, a v

I WRITE in response to your report on floods in the Dunmow Broadcast edition of March 8.

I was driving from Great Bardfield on the Dunmow Road towards Great Dunmow last Tuesday, and just round a double bend I came right through, and nearly stalled in, a very deep flood.

This is a notorious place when it rains heavily, and is the only way out of our village.

On the way back I came via Thaxted so as not to encounter the previous flood and came across another three, the worse being just outside Little Bardfield, again on a bend just before Great Bardfield.


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It is apparent that every time there is heavy rain these places always flood.

Please can something be done about it, otherwise we feel completely imprisoned in our village.

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Mrs I Rhodes

Dunmow Road

Great Bardfield

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