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 »

The general manager of Norwood Gardens, Southwell, Mr Henry Starkey, at the highest point flood water reached as it channelled into a balancing pond built to soak up excess water.

Pond helped save town from worse flooding

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RESIDENTS in the Southwell area have started picking up the pieces after last week’s floods wreaked havoc in the town. The general manager of Norwood Gardens, Southwell, Mr Henry Starkey, at the highest point flood water reached as it channelled into a balancing pond built to soak up excess water. Things could have been far… Read more »