Video: Crosskennan Lane Animal Sanctuary flooded by Storm Frank

Volunteers at Crosskennan Lane Animal Sanctuary have appealed for help after their yard was flooded.

A spokesperson said: “Our yard was completely flooded by Storm Frank and unfortunately our main storage area has been hit worst.

Flooding at the local animal sanctuary.

Flooding at the local animal sanctuary.

“Despite our efforts to divert the worst of the flood water, we were fighting a lost battle.

“Thankfully all the animals are safe we didn’t lose too much in terms of feed or supplies. We do, however, have a few leaky roofs and some damaged guttering.”

The sanctuary are committed to helping all kinds of animals and are the only welfare and rescue organisation for horses and ponies in Northern Ireland.

They have appealed for assistance following the flooding, they added: “If anyone can help with roof & guttering repairs or with helping us to sort drainage for storm water please get in touch via email at”