VOLUNTEERS from Weston RNLI's Flood Rescue Teams have been working as part of the multi-agency effort to secure a dam wall at Toddbrook Reservoir.

Volunteers from the South West, the East coast and from North and South Wales were deployed to Toddbrook Reservoir in Whaley Bridge at around 10.30am on Sunday (August 4) and were requested to support Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Nigel Congram and Liam McDermott Weston lifeboat station were deployed as part of the Flood Rescue Team.

The pair are part of the RNLI specialist team that train regularly for flood incidents that happen around the country.

RNLI Flood Rescue Command Member Terry Webb said: "The RNLI is part of a multi-agency response offering assistance at Toddbrook Reservoir.

"We have two teams of trained volunteers working on a shift pattern 24/7.

"Our teams have been providing support to the high volume pumping teams, safety cover and other activities required."