CASH help is available for homes hit by Storm Babet flooding in Shropshire.

Flooded households in affected areas can apply for up to £500 to give cash quickly to help with immediate costs.

Households and businesses significantly affected by recent flooding will be eligible for 100 per cent council tax and business rates relief for at least 3 months.

Small-to-medium sized businesses in affected areas will be eligible for up to £2,500 from the Business Recovery Grant to help them return quickly to business as usual.

Eligible flood-hit property owners will be able to apply for up to £5,000 to help make their homes and businesses more resilient to future flooding via the Property Flood Resilience Repair Grant Scheme.

Businesses and residents need to register their application by 21 January 2024.

Councillor Gwilym Butler, Shropshire Council’s Cabinet member for finance said: “Shropshire Council are now opening the flood recovery grants to property and business owners internally flooded during the Storm Babet which affected the county between October 19 and 25, 2023.

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