FLOODING: Trapped gran, 93, living high and dry

FLOODING: Trapped gran, 93, living high and dry

FLOODING: Trapped gran, 93, living high and dry

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A 93-year-old woman who was flooded out of her house is living temporarily at a care home.

Grandmother Ivy Trafford was carried out of her mobile home in Bablockhythe by firemen after waters surrounded it.

She is now staying at Henry Cornish Care Centre in Chipping Norton.

When flood waters at Thameside Court mobile home park rose around the electronic lift outside her home on Monday last week. Mrs Trafford, who uses a wheelchair, was trapped.

Her daughter Maralyn Shields called the fire brigade for help at the site - which was last week visited by Prime Minister and Witney MP David Cameron.

Mrs Shields, 64, said: “Mum keeps saying how lovely and warm she is. We are so grateful to the care home for welcoming her.”

It is not known when she will return.

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