Posted & filed under Blog, Community Resilience, Emergency Planning, Events, Halam Hill Flood Group, Potwell Dyke Flood Group.

Road Closure Training

Thank you to those who attended the Southwell Flood Forum Flood Warden and Road Closure Warden training event yesterday at Southwell Fire Station.

The training event was an overwhelming success with members of the local community attending. The Emergency Planning team will be able to use the feedback provided at the session in the operational and strategic elements of the plan.

For more information about becoming a Road Closure or Flood Warden, click here…

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Halam Road – Fly Tipping?

Posted & filed under Blog, Halam Hill Flood Group.

This weekend we happened across what appears to be an incident of fly tipping in the ditch alongside Halam Road by the lay-by (see photos below). We have evidence of flooding and surface water issues along this stretch of road on multiple occasions and it may be that if this lay-by is used as a… Read more »

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3D Topographic Map of Southwell

Posted & filed under Blog, Halam Hill Flood Group, Potwell Dyke Flood Group.

This 3D map created by Kath and Andy Wimble shows just how Southwell sits in a valley with the dumbles that flow into the main water-course – the Potwell Dyke. It also shows the secondary water-courses which flow from Halam Hill and Norwood Park. Photographed by Chris Knapton, Richfield Industrial In an interview with the… Read more »