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Storm Dennis: Rest Centre opened in Bridgnorth

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Shropshire Council has opened a rest centre in Bridgnorth for those affected by the floods caused by the rainfall during Storm Dennis.  A further rest centre will be opened should the need arise.

The rest centre is at the Castle Hall, West Castle Street, WV16 4AB.

Shelter, tea and coffee is being provided to residents in need of support.

Shropshire Council continue to work around the clock in response to Storm Dennis and want to reassure people affected that all partners are working together to keep people safe, and plans have been put in place for the coming days.

The council’s emergency planning team have also been in action as part of the wider co-ordination effort involving the emergency services, Environment Agency, and other key partners.

Ongoing communications have been issued to the public and local media throughout the weekend, and will continue to be issued.

To report any emergency issues relating to the flooding, call 0345 678 9006.

News and information

For information and advice on how to stay safe during the flooding, please visit the dedicated Storm Dennis webpage on the Shropshire Council website – http://www.shropshire.gov.uk/storm-dennis

For news and up-to-date information about flooding and flood warnings, visit the Environment Agency website – https://flood-warning-information.service.gov.uk/warnings?location=shropshire

For details of road closures across the county, visit https://newsroom.shropshire.gov.uk/2020/02/storm-dennis-road-closures-shropshire/