Dr Jillian Labadz interview on Radio Nottingham

Posted & filed under Community Resilience, Events, Flooding News, Media Interviews, Nottingham Trent University.

Dr Jillian Labadz, lecturer at Nottingham Trent University talks about the flooding in Cumbria, the impact on a community, what can be done and how Flood Forums, such as ours in Southwell can greatly contribute towards managing flood risk, help a community be prepared and recover from flooding. Listen to her interview with Richard Allen… Read more »

Flood Study Report

Posted & filed under Blog, Community Resilience, Events, Flood Mitigation.

Southwell Flood Study Launch and Consultation Following the public meeting on Thursday 17th September, at Southwell Minster School which over 200 people attended, Nottinghamshire County Council released the long-awaited Southwell Flood Study report, which is now available online. There is also a Reference copy at Southwell Library. Please go to the NCC website page where there are… Read more »

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2nd Annual Tug o’ War Championship – Sunday 12th July

Posted & filed under Blog, Events, Fundraising.

In partnership with Southwell Lions and Rotary Clubs, Southwell Flood Forum are pleased to  announce the second annual Tug ‘o War. Come along with family and friends to enjoy a fun afternoon with traditional games, licensed bar, BBQ and ice cream. Profits will go to the Southwell Flood Fund Music by Southwell Choral Society and… Read more »

Volunteers Fair and Help Desk – Saturday 31st January

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Volunteers’ Fair Saracens Head 10 to 12.30 Are you looking to volunteer? Southwell Flood Forum will be there – do come and talk to us. If you can’t make it and you’re interested in joining us to help keep Southwell safe, email volunteering@southwellfloodforum.org.uk or phone James on 07515 442032 It will be combined with our… Read more »

Knock out Town Quiz

Posted & filed under Blog, Events, Fundraising.

Do you think your team is the brightest in Southwell? If so, you may have a chance to prove it! To while away those long winter evenings, meet new people and raise money for local good causes, a few people have got together to organise a new knockout quiz competition. Clubs, societies, schools, pubs, businesses, churches… Read more »

In Westminster Hall

Southwell Flood Forum trip to Westminster

Posted & filed under Blog, Events, Flood Mitigation, Fundraising.

On November 13th 2014, a group of 14 people representing Southwell Flood Forum visited Westminster at the invitation of Robert Jenrick, MP for Newark. Our party included Bruce Laughton, County Councillor; Tim Farr, Chair of Trent Regional Flood and Coastal Committee and Brendan Haigh, representing Southwell Civic Society and ex-Town Councillor. We were very pleased to have the… Read more »