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In pictures: The floods a week on

An aerial view of Tewkesbury

A week after the main flooding in Gloucestershire, land around badly-hit Tewkesbury still remains under water. This image was captured from a BBC helicopter.

A barge left stranded

As waters begin to recede in flood-hit Gloucestershire, Worcestershire and Oxfordshire many barges and boats have been left stranded on land.

A cat rescued from the floods

Animals rescued from the floods, including Benji found in Tewkesbury, are waiting for their owners at the Gloucestershire Animal Welfare Association HQ in Cheltenham.

Prince Charles

Prince Charles visited some of the flooded areas on Friday, with the Duchess of Cornwall, including Upton-upon-Severn, which was completely cut off during the floods.

Osney Allotments, Oxford

Osney Allotments, in Oxford, were completely flooded when the Thames burst its banks. On Friday Bev Lear and Kate Stewart used a canoe to inspect the damage to their plots.

Gloucester Farmer's Market. Picture: Mark Cole

In Gloucester, with flood water receding, residents tried to get their lives back to normal at a farmers' market.

Homes in Tewkesbury. Picture: John Wilkes

As people in Tewkesbury began to count the cost of the floods, a fund was set up by Mayor of Gloucester Harjit Gill to help victims. It has already raised 73,000.


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