Serving the communities of Bures St Mary and Bures Hamlet



February 2014, storms from the USA pass over the UK

Bures was relatively unscathed apart from the Stour breaking its banks.
On Friday 8th February, Colchester Rd was blocked due to flooding at the Essex Knoll and Cambridge Brook overflowing

Mill Pond with fast flowing River Stour
Mill Pond footpath flooded
This stack of tree trunks was originally located beside the river bank.
Looking from Nayland Road across to the Colchester Rd
Mill side of Millenium Bridge
Millenium Bridge looking towards the centre of village.
The footpath to the left by the fencing is totally flooded.
Again looking from Millenium Bridge towards village centre
Looking towards the Mill from the Millenium Bridge

Images by Alan Beales