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Gloucester flood reservoir work begins in 1.5m project


Work has started on a huge flood protection scheme in Gloucester.

The £1.5m project should protect around 350 homes that were badly hit by the floods of 2007.

The giant reservoir is one of six schemes in the county that should help ease the destruction caused by any future flooding.

Gloucestershire's reporter for BBC Points West, Steve Knibbs, has more.


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