National Flood Forum Bulletin – July 2017 – National Flood Risk Management Strategy – help to shape the future

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National Flood Forum  needs your help. Now is a great time to use your voice to shape our future flood risk. They suggest you to write to your MP and Dr Thérèse Coffey MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the Environment and Rural Life Opportunities, to ask that the work underway to refresh the… Read more »

National Flood Forum Bulletin – December 2016 – personal experiences

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Read here of people’s experiences in the National Flood Forum’s bulletin. No doubt many in Southwell will understand and empathise. “A year after the Boxing Day floods that destroyed homes and businesses across northern England, we bring you this special bulletin and share the stories of those people who suffered. The devastation caused by Storms… Read more »

National Flood Forum Bulletin – November 2016

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The Environment Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Select Committee’s report, Future Flood Prevention, recently recommended a complete overhaul of how we tackle flooding. Amongst the recommendations was that we should take a more holistic approach to managing flood risk, including incorporating natural flood management (NFM) into the toolkit. NFM is about how we delay and… Read more »

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National Flood Forum Bulletin – September 2015

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This edition includes a visit to the Brompton Flood Prevention Group by international Charity “The Flow Partnership”; a dry run with St Denys Flood Action Group in Southampton; information about Gauge maps and community flood resilience and, last but not least, a fond farewell to a much loved member of staff off to pastures new.