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Work continues to transform Southwell’s flood defences

Nottinghamshire County Council is working alongside Trent Rivers Trust, local farmers and various partners to drastically improve flood defences in Southwell.

This work forms part of a wider scheme worth up to £5m which will involve engineering work to construct new flood defences across the town as well as property flood resilience for up to 145 properties.

Video of Cllr Phil Rostance and Josh Wells talking about leaky barriers and storage bunds

Celebrating the FRAMES project: Improving Flood Resilience within Southwell

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Work to improve Southwell’s flood resilience is being celebrated at a free event at Southwell Library on 11 March, 6.00pm – 8.30pm.  The event, open to all residents, will showcase the work undertaken by Southwell Flood Forum, National Flood Forum, Trent Rivers Trust and Nottinghamshire County Council as part of the FRAMES project ‘Improving Flood… Read more »

Urgent appeal from National Flood Forum to help flooded communities

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From National Flood Forum “We help and support people recovering from the devastation floods have left behind. Our vehicles are crucial to our work, one has achieved over 170,000 miles, both urgently need replacing. As a charity we cover the whole of England and Wales, but we only have two vehicles and our recovery trailer… Read more »

Flooding Mitigation work makes good progress

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News from Nottinghamshire County Council – 1st October 2019 As part of its wider £5m flood mitigation proposals, Nottinghamshire County Council and its partners are working hard in Southwell to make sure that homes which are most vulnerable to future flooding are as well-protected as possible. Substantial progress has been made in developing detailed designs… Read more »

FRAMES Community Event – 3rd April 2019

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This event showcased the comprehensive work that the two Project Officers in the European funded FRAMES project, Josh Wells and Shani Lambert are achieving in Southwell on Natural Flood Management and Community Resilience Dave Sheard, Lead on the Southwell Flood Forum’s Community Resilience and Emergency Planning team gave a presentation on the Southwell Road Closure… Read more »

Town Meeting – Wednesday 20th March 2019

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This meeting was organised by Southwell Town Council as part of their regular Council meeting schedule and had a particular focus on flooding issues, with the aim of briefing Councillors and residents about the Communications Hub which will be set up in the Town Council offices in an emergency. Dave Sheard, Lead on the Southwell… Read more »

Measures to reduce risk of Southwell homes flooding moves closer

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Nottinghamshire County Council press release 4th April 2019 As part of its wider £5m flood mitigation proposals, Nottinghamshire County Council has reached the final stages of securing a contractor to undertake the work needed to make sure that homes in Southwell which are most vulnerable to future flooding are as well-protected as possible. This follows… Read more »

Flood Re March 2019 newsletter

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‘Let’s Talk About Flooding’ In support of National Flood Forum and Scottish Flood Forum, Flood Re has been touring the UK with a series of regional events to bring together those living in flood risk communities. Through the ‘Let’s Talk About Flooding’ and ‘Tackling Flooding Together’ events, experiences of flooding and concerns have been shared… Read more »