Gully/drain clearing – Important notice

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We are aware and many of you have commented, that the gullies and drains throughout Southwell have not been regularly maintained and are therefore, not ‘fit for purpose’. This became particularly evident on 23rd July, but there are also many reports of isolated incidents due to malfunctioning gullies and drains. As well as looking at… Read more »

Councillor’s praise for flood forum

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Gullies and drains in Southwell are to be cleaned by Nottinghamshire County Council within the next four to six weeks. The work was among a number of pledges the council made to members of Southwell Flood Forum at a meeting last week. The council is the lead authority responsible for co-ordinating the response to flooding… Read more »

Flood study must cover entire town

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A study of flooding in Southwell needs to be fully comprehensive and take into account the whole town, according to residents and councillors. Nottinghamshire County Council is to undertake a flood modelling study following July’s severe flooding. At a town council meeting, members said it needed to take into account the whole of the Southwell… Read more »

Drains could not cope

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THE area’s flooding problems were discussed by Southwell Town Council planning committee on Wednesday. Members said drainage problems in the town were to blame for last week’s flooded roads in the town. Mr Graham Ball said the Co- op store and the health centre on The Ropewalk had balancing tanks that pumped the water into… Read more »