Renfrewshire locals demand council action as flooding misery continues

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Ferguslie Park community campaigners have slammed the lack of planning as streets turned into rivers after rainfall at the weekend.

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Paisley families blighted by repeated flooding say “enough is enough” as they demand Renfrewshire Council finds a long-term solution to the continual deluge of water on their streets.

Terry McTernan, chair of Ferguslie Park Community Council, said the scenes witnessed in the area on Saturday were becoming all too familiar.Download the free Renfrewshire Live app today Renfrewshire Live, the new free app dedicated to bringing you around the clock breaking news, is now available to download.

“I was speaking to people on Blackstoun Road and one of them said if this reaches the house for a fourth time, I am going to have to live somewhere else. That to me demonstrates how people living there have reached the end of their tether with this. Enough is enough. “We need to reshape our focus and realise there are much larger swathes of our community now being affected by this.

And despite the many millions spent regenerating the area since, flooding has remained a constant theme.

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