'My shop sign protects my store from flooding'
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Hebden Bridge shop sign protects store from flooding

Book store owners in Hebden Bridge have installed a shop sign that can also protect their store from flooding.

Kate and Si Claughan, the owners of The Book Case, decided to build the sign after being seriously affected by flooding twice.

Kate Claughan said: "We knew we were never going to get insurance, that ship had sailed, so we looked at what we could do to protect ourselves."

Hebden Bridge was hit by flooding following Storm Ciara last weekend but this store managed to prevent most of the damage.

See more on this story on Politics North in Yorkshire and Lincolnshire from 10:00 on BBC One on Sunday 16 February or on BBC iPlayer afterwards.

  • 14 Feb 2020
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