BREAKING: £500 For Every Manchester Home And Business Affected By Last Night's Flooding

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With consideration to the devastating consequences to last night's flood in Greater Manchester, help is being called for in various forms and extremes across the city...

Labour Leader of Rochdale Borough Council and Councillor for Balderstone and Kirkholt Richard Farnell has tweeted this afternoon to say that he now imploring Rochdale Council to make an 'emergency payment of £500' to each and every household, business and school affected by last night's flood.

The severe problems were reported last night after a month's worth of rain battered the city. Residents in surrounding areas of Manchester awoke to find local business ground floors, schools and even their own homes submerged...

Some areas were worse affected than others. The M62 westbound had to be closed for a short time last night and many outer city dwellers were even advised against travelling unless absolutely necessary, due to the severity of the conditions.

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