A newsletter on the Catchment Based Approach which includes work done through Trent Rivers Trust in Southwell using Natural Flood Management interventions to manage flood risk in the upper catchment.
Read below or click to download the Southwell Flood Alleviation Scheme Summary Spring 2018 which was distributed via the Bramley newspaper on 4th May 2018. SOUTHWELL FLOOD ALLEVIATION SCHEME UPDATE April 2018 General The Southwell Flood Forum (“SFF”) and Nottinghamshire County Council (“NCC”) believe that it is important that the people of Southwell, and especially… Read more »
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… Read more »
Work costing £5m to help protect residents and businesses in Southwell from flooding has been given the go-ahead. Over four years’ of work has paid off – now the next stage of work on the ground is to commence Read the details in the Newark Advertiser
Here are two references on how FRAMES works INTERREG FRAMES information Trent Rivers Trust on FRAMES
Here are the Environment Agency’s documents on “The evidence base for working with natural processes to reduce flood risk” Brackenhurst’s project is mentioned on page 62 of the Evidence Directory
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 »
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 »