2022-11-25 13:43:56

Weymouth climate emergency centre welcomed by flood victim

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Plans for a climate emergency centre have been welcomed by a business owner who witnessed first hand the devastating effects of flooding.

The community hub would be the first to open in Dorset and is being led by Climate Resources and Guidance (CRaG).

The charity said the centre would help residents and businesses manage issues such as flood risks and food security.

Nigel Sims-Duff, owner of Weymouth's Palm Cafe, which flooded in 2012, said the centre was a really good idea.

The charity's Rob Cheeseman said it was important to have a physical presence where people could meet to share experiences.

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