Posted & filed under Blog, FRAMES, Lower Trent & Erewash Catchment, Natural Flood Management, Trent Rivers Trust.

Two articles in this Trent Rivers Trust News January 2018 are included about Southwell Flood Forum.

One of the partners in the FRAMES project is Trent Rivers Trust, and we are in the catchment area covered by Lower Trent and Erewash Catchment Partnership

The Lower Trent and Erewash is a very large sub-catchment of the River Trent, starting on the Trent downstream of Burton and finishing at Alkborough Flats where the Trent flows into the Humber Estuary.

The objective of Catchment Partnerships is to promote a ‘Catchment Based Approach’. This approach encourages organisations to manage land and water in an integrated way, by identifying the pressures on the water environment, by working together to agree common objective and by implementing solutions. To achieve this requires understanding and cooperation across a great number of individuals and organisations.

The Rivers Trust Autumn Conference 2017 – Natural Flood Risk Management

Posted & filed under Community Resilience, Flood Mitigation, FRAMES, Natural Flood Management, Trent Rivers Trust.

Jacky Huson (SFF), Liz Walker (SFF), Jillian Labadz (NTU Brackenhurst), Josh Wells (NTU Brackenhurst) attended this event on November 9th 2017. Sadly our Chair Tim Farr couldn’t attend. Representatives from Nottinghamshire County Council who are working in partnership on the FRAMES project also attended. The conference theme was ‘Can the catchment-based approach (CaBa) bring community… Read more »

Slowing the Flow Talk – 2nd February 2017

Posted & filed under Blog, Community Resilience, Flood Mitigation, Fundraising, Natural Flood Management, Trent Rivers Trust.

About 100 people attended the very interesting and enlightening talk which generated many questions and concerns. Jillian stressed Josh’s project is purely about using land at Brackenhurst at the moment and that engineered mitigation is still being planned by Nottinghamshire County Council with Government Grant-in-Aid funding. A scheme to hold back water in Springfield Dumble… Read more »