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 »
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 »
On a warm, dry Saturday afternoon at the Fun Day on the Burgage, children and adults alike were interested to make it rain on semi-detached model houses on our ‘The Rain Story’ stall. The model, supplied by Trent Rivers Trust and Environment Agency, demonstrated how Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) can visibly slow down the rate at… Read more »
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 »
A very busy, enjoyable and successful weekend for Southwell Flood Forum! Twelve teams teed up for our Charity Golf Day at Norwood Park Golf Club and braved a couple of rainshowers to play for some superb prizes donated by local businesses and supporters to raise the fantastic amount of nearly £2,500. Team Prize Rhys Black’s team… Read more »
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or phone James on 07515 442032 It will be combined with our… Read more »
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 »
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 »
View a selection of photos of Southwell Flood Fest.
Katy Todd from Southwell Flood Forum and local resident Ian Robinson were on Radio Nottingham to promote Southwell Flood Fest.