VALE of White Horse District Council staff should be thanked for their efforts during the flooding at the start of the year, councillors have said.

Vale of White Horse District Council members Julie Mayhew-Archer and Richard Webber have put a motion to Wednesday’s full council meeting.

The motion says: “Council congratulates all the council officers involved and all the flood action groups for their successful work in minimising the worst effects of the recent flooding in the Vale. Council will continue to support flood management and relief efforts and encourages all possible public participation.”

The council will meet at The Beacon, Portway, Wantage, from 7pm.