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Greyfriars Avenue is usually a pleasant place to live – just yards from the town centre and not far from the River Wye.
But with that river at its highest level in two hundred years, people living here – on a flood plain – have had to leave, grabbing what they can of their belongings.
I spent the afternoon with one family, ferried back to check on their home by their neighbour and volunteer flood warden.