Paul’s interview on 29th December 2015 with Eddie Mair – during the flooding in Cumbria and Yorkshire. He describes types of flood defences and how important the community’s knowledge is when designing flood management solutions.
Jillian Labadz of Nottingham Trent University talks on flood mitigation – 28th December 2015
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’s road closure scheme is possibly one of the most complex in Europe with 19 road closure points Click on the link for the revised (since the Southwell Community Resilience Handbook 2016) Southwell Road Closure map and huddles Trained Road Closure Wardens have legal delegated powers from Nottinghamshire County Council Highways Department to close roads… Read more »
Repair and Renew Event Programme (includes information on Mitigation Funding, Property Level Protection and Community Emergency Plan) The Repair and Renew Grant is available to help flooded homes and businesses with the cost of installing flood protection to your home or business to make you more flood resilient and resistant. The application form can be downloaded, printed and completed… Read more »
MEMBERS of a flood prevention group are celebrating after winning a campaign to provide financial support to hundreds of ruined homes. The Southwell Flood Forum has been calling for action – and funding – from the Government since the town flooded in July 2013. It has now been announced that those affected will be able… Read more »
Southwell residents interviewed by Radio Nottingham and Steve Calvert speaks on behalf of Nottinghamshire County Council.
Katy Todd from Southwell Flood Forum and local resident Ian Robinson were on Radio Nottingham to promote Southwell Flood Fest.
Interviews with Southwell Flood Forum and Nottinghamshire County Council discussing the Road Closure Policy in Southwell.
Volunteers at work in Potwell Dyke clearing debris. Liz Walker and Hannah Senior were interviewed about the work and Josephine French was interviewed about the damage to her property.