Somerset

Episode 1255 Somerset

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Summary

A visit to Somerset, where Matt Baker finds out how farmers and other locals are coping in the aftermath of the winter floods, including a report on the resourceful residents who set up a silage food bank that has received contributions from all over the country. Ellie Harrison learns about Hope Bourne, who spent 60 years drawing, painting and writing about the Exmoor landscape, and John Craven visits Castle Cary, one of only two factories left in the world using horse hair to make textiles. Also, Tom Heap discovers the pros of cons of turning rubbish into electricity.
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