October 24, 2023 4.00 pm

“Something went wrong in Horncastle”: Lincolnshire council seeks Storm Babet flooding answers

The need for transparency and openness as people question flood defences

“Clearly, something went wrong in Horncastle,” senior Lincolnshire county councillors said, as they promised to investigate the Storm Babet flooding impact “without fear or favour”.

Updating the authority’s Economy and Environment Committee on Tuesday, Executive Councillor Colin Davie revealed that over 600 individual flooding reports were under analysis. Of these, the council has confirmed over 200 internal flooding incidents. However, he was clear that this number is set to rise.

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