Posted & filed under Blog, Community Resilience, Flood Mitigation, In The Press, Media Interviews, Nottingham Trent University.

Here‘s our feature on local ITV Central News on Saturday 27th January 2018 about the flood management funding.


Over 4 years on from when Rob and Trish Jordan were interviewed after their house was flooded, the camera crew were back to see the restoration work and ask how residents are responding to the progress.

Councillor Bruce Laughton, other members of the Forum core committee were ‘extras’ and some spent a chilly wet hour or so at Brackenhurst showing Councillor Roger Jackson he Natural Flood Management measures installed there.

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Community Resilience Day – a resounding success

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We thank everyone who attended – from youngsters who enjoyed exploring the emergency vehicles… to residents who found out more about resilience….to other Nottinghamshire communities who enjoyed the opportunity to share experiences….to our guests …. to Wardens who completed, refreshed or were trained in the required elements to carry out their role as a Road… Read more »

Johnny Fenn, a former Gurkha officer and his book about life after the earthquake in Nepal

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Johnny Fenn was a Gurkha officer for 15 years before becoming a professional photographer. A week after the devastating earthquake in Nepal in 2015, he returned to the middle valleys of the country with his camera. In this area, the main recruitment region for Gurkha soldiers, he photographed local people left devastated after the disaster,… Read more »

Discussion on floods – Radio 5 Live – Thursday 7th January 2016 – features Jillian Labadz of NTU Brackenhurst

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Peter Allen holding a discussion of the floods on Radio 5 Live, with an audience and panel including Government Floods Envoy Robert Goodwill MP (on the telephone, he was not in the room with the audience) York and Leeds City Council leaders (Judith Blake and Chris Steward) Shadow Floods Minister Alex Cunningham MP Architect Robert… Read more »

EFRA Committee Interview the Environment Agency

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Scope of the inquiry –  This one-off session was organised in response to Storm Desmond in early December. The first panel comprises of representatives from Cumbria. Since then, Storms Eva and Frank have brought flooding to Yorkshire and Lancashire as well as continued flooding to Cumbria. The second panel with the Environment Agency looks at flooding… Read more »