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Changing channel The River Thames is at last getting the help it needs to cope with floods. Lisa Russell reports on progress of the Maidenhead, Windsor and Eton flood relief scheme.

For most of the country, heavy rainfall means little more than a soaking on the way to work and the prospect of being able to use the hosepipe in summer. But for people near the Thames in Berkshire, it brings with it the very real threat of another round of flooding.

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