Stonehaven and Kingston flood communities to hold public meetings

Public meetings are set to be held in two north east of Scotland communities badly affected by recent flooding.

People in Stonehaven had to leave their homes after the River Carron burst its banks, resulting in serious damage.

David Fleming from the local community council, which organised the meeting, said it wanted to listen to those who had been affected.

Residents in Kingston will discuss damage to a shingle bank off the coast which failed to protect their homes.

Moray Council's economic development and infrastructure committee has already visited the village.

Thousands of pounds have been raised towards the cost of repairing the damage in Stonehaven, and some residents are considering legal action against the council.

More on This Story

Related Stories

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC North East, Orkney and Shetland

Weather

Lerwick

9 °C 5 °C

Features & Analysis

  • French luxury Tea House, Mariage Freres display of tea pots Tea for tu

    France falls back in love with tea - but don't expect a British cuppa


  • Woman in swimming pool Green stuff

    The element that makes a familiar smell when mixed with urine


  • Female model's bottom in leopard skin trousers as she walks up the catwalkBum deal

    Why budget buttock ops can be bad for your health


  • The OfficeIn pictures

    Fifty landmark shows from 50 years of BBC Two


Elsewhere on the BBC

  • ITChild's play

    It's never been easier for small businesses to get their message out to the world

Programmes

  • Tuna and avacadoThe Travel Show Watch

    Is Tokyo set to become the world's gourmet capital?

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.