The Harbour Inn's top bar after the floods

Floods could result in pub business failures

By Ellie Bothwell

Pubs damaged by last week’s tidal surge are likely to face business failure due to the impact on Christmas trade, and insurance brokers may soon stop providing flood cover.

The Tywarnhayle Inn in Perranporth yesterday

Cornish pubs hit by flash flooding

By Ellie Bothwell

Cornwall fire and rescue services had to pump water from two pubs on the north coast of Cornwall yesterday, one of which is likely to close for three weeks, after heavy rain caused flash flooding in parts of the county.