- On April 2020
- In Baronets Diary
Baronets Diary April 2020 - Features include, Raising funds for bush fire relief, Water, water, everywhere..
After my musings about the Seventh ‘Well’ in the village created from the combined shenanigans of Severn Trent and the Highways Department, the situation got worse following the two storms in February, namely Ciara and Dennis. After the dreadful floods before Christmas, these two put water where I had never seen it before in all the 30 years I’ve lived at Tissington. As in previous wet situations it is not advisable to try to cross the ford except in a large 4x4 or tractor and this poor Mercedes proved the point as it ground to a halt midway across. Usually vehicles are removed pretty immediately but this car remained there for at least seven days. It may even still be there (as other larger vehicles can traverse around it) as you read this… or it may have floated downstream!Read more