The latest casualty of this week’s torrential rainfall is a Chester city centre polling station for Thursday’s EU referendum.

Water damage at St Mary’s Creative Space, in St Mary’s Hill, means that the polling station planned for the building will have to be moved to room G2 in the HQ building in Nicholas Street.

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The move only affects voters whose polling card lists St Mary’s Centre as their polling station.

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Steve Robinson, counting officer for Cheshire West and Chester, has written directly to all electors in the polling district and signs will be put up at St Mary’s Centre to inform voters of the change.

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Flash flooding brought chaos to the Chester and Ellesmere Port area during the first half of the week with some stores at the Coliseum Retail Park still closed due to the impact of the storms on their premises.