4 October 1999
Farm worker swept away in flood

A FARM worker died when he was swept away by a stream as he tried to stop it flooding his home.

Police believe Paul Bingham was trying to open a sluice gate to release the floodwater in Much Marcle, Herefordshire, when he slipped and fell in.

  • The Daily Telegraph 04/10/99 page 7 (In Brief)