Apply for flood grants now, pleads farming charity

Flood Grants.pngFarmers affected by flooding on the Somerset Levels must apply for government grants to restore their land before the £10m fund closes on 27 June. Ian Bell, director of the Addington Fund, which has been helping to co-ordinate the flood relief, said it was vitally important that farmers asked for help now. “There are very genuine farmers in real need, who are still reluctant to come and ask for help. My message is simple: farmers across the country are offering to help – there is no stigma; just please ask.” Full story: Read more