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Village and civil parish in South Yorkshire, England

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Fishlake: Village and civil parish in South Yorkshire, England
Fishlake is a village and civil parish in the Metropolitan Borough of Doncaster. In 2001 it had a population of 628, increasing to 682 at the 2011 Census. There is a local myth called "The Cockatrice of Church Street". The story goes that the mythical beast resides near the churchyard; those unlucky enough to hear its call are said to never sleep again.

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'It could take years to recover': Residents in Fishlake fear the worst after unprecedented flooding

The Independent visits South Yorkshire village where half of all homes have now been evacuated - and which is bracing itself for more heavy rain
Independent - Published

England flooding: Fishlake residents braced for more rain

A weather warning for rain is in place for areas around the flood-stricken village of Fishlake.
BBC News - Published

Videos for Fishlake


Farmer describes devastating impact of floods on his business [Video]Farmer describes devastating impact of floods on his business

Farmer Greg Mawson describes the devastating impact the floods of Fishlake have had on his farm. Floodwaters have engulfed the property and have damaged his business. Fishlake near Doncaster has been..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:06Published

Jo Swinson: Severe flooding should have been made a national emergency [Video]Jo Swinson: Severe flooding should have been made a national emergency

Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson has criticised the government for not taking the flooding in parts of the Midlands and South Yorkshire seriously enough. Downpours last week meant several areas in..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:27Published

UK flooding: Woman moved to tears after losing home and business [Video]UK flooding: Woman moved to tears after losing home and business

Fishlake resident Pam Webb speaks about the damage to her home and business following severe flooding in the South Yorkshire village. It was one of many areas badly affected by heavy rainfall in recent..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:13Published

Flooded areas in north of England braced for more rainfall [Video]Flooded areas in north of England braced for more rainfall

The Met Office has issued fresh weather warnings for heavy rain in South Yorkshire as people who stayed in a flooded village cut off by river waters were urged to leave by the council. About half the..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:48Published

 

England flooding: South Yorkshire villagers rally round

People living around the flood-hit village of Fishlake are helping out their neighbours.
BBC News - Published

England flooding: A tour of a flooded house in Fishlake

This home in Fishlake has been left submerged after persistent rain which caused floods across Yorkshire and the Midlands.
BBC News - Published

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