Flood Page 1

A collection of newspaper clippings dealing with the flats on the 28th October 1980.


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An early attempt to deal with the problem of floods caused by the swelling of the Irwell.

Salford City Reporter 30/10/1970


A story on the floods and a picture of St. Aidan's Grove.

Daily Mail 28/10/1980


Two stories including pictures of the flooding of Bannister Cowsill's shop.

Manchester Evening News 28/10/1980


A story on the extent of the flood and community co-operation.

Manchester Evenining News 28/10/1980


Another story on the flood in the national press.

Daily Mirror 28/10/1980


Some stories and a picture of a car submerged at the bottom of Milton House.

Manchester Evening News 31/10/1980


The front page with various pictures and stories,

Salford City Reporter 31/10/1980


A story telling the rescuing of the animals at St.Aidan's vicarage and various pictures from Kersal

Salford City Reporter 31/10/1980.



A story indicating that the flood damage could have been avoided.

Salford City Reporter 7/11/1980