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Last Updated: Tuesday, 24 July 2007, 15:10 GMT 16:10 UK
Sports venues affected by floods

Harry Dunlop is forced to evacuate his yard as flood waters invade Lambourn

Harry Dunlop is forced to evacuate his yard as flood waters invade Lambourn in Berkshire

Dunlop's Windsor House stables are evacuated and horses moved to stables of rival trainers

Dunlop's Windsor House stables are submerged under feet of water as horses are moved to stables of rival trainers

Rising water from the River Severn floods New Road

Well used to floods, Worcestershire County Cricket Club's New Road ground suffers particularly badly this year

The scoreboard at New Road stays above the water

Heavy rain ended the team's match against Lancashire on Friday and also damaged their kit ahead of the trip to Surrey

The seating areas are completely submerged by water

With no matches playable at the ground until September, the upcoming fixture against Sussex moves to Edgbaston

Little can be seen of the track

Worcester's racecourse has suffered too with all fixtures cancelled until the end of August

The one furlong marker rises above the floodwater at Worcester

Around the country it is only one of 31 meetings to have succumbed to the weather as the conditions have worsened

Floods hit Gloucester City football club

Thirty miles away in Gloucester, Matthew Clift sent this photo of the city's football ground completely submerged by water

Locals play pool at The Canterbury pub

Recreational pursuits are also hindered but locals in Tewkesbury still manage to enjoy a game of pool

Sleeping bags await refugees from the floods at Oxford United's stadium

Elsewhere, sports grounds are put to good use with Oxford United's Kassam Stadium used as refuge for displaced people



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Worcs change venue for Sussex tie
24 Jul 07 |  Worcestershire


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