A new Northern Forest will strengthen and accelerate the benefits of community forestry, support landscape scale working for nature, deliver a wide range of benefits including helping to reduce flood risk, and adapt some of the UK’s major towns and cities to projected climate change.
NFF December 2018 Bulletin includes a call for stories on the impact of dergulation and weak enforcement on social and environmental well-being in regards to flood risk. This is over and above the more visible damage to buildings and homes. It also includes an article on the NFM project at Shipston – who were also… Read more »
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.
Vice-chairman of Nottinghamshire County Council’s Communities and Place Committee, Councillor Phil Rostance tells how the £5m Flood Alleviation Scheme to transform Southwell’s flood defences is now gaining momentum Read more Article in the Southwell Advertiser 22nd November 2018
On the 1st October 2018, FloodRe announced that from the 1st January 2019, they will be reducing the levy they charge to insurance companies. It is believed the upcoming reduction will result in a reduction in the cost of flood insurance cover for those living in areas of the UK that have a significant risk… Read more »
This edition includes news of activities of flood action groups, the fundraising run that our Southwell Community Project Officer, Shani Lambert participated in, plus notice of an event in Birmingham to bring flood action groups together Click to read more NFF October 2018 Bulletin
This edition has news on Flood Action Groups and the summer flooding of 2018 Click to read more NFF August 2018-Bulletin
We need to recruit ‘Trigger Spotters’ who live near trigger points Trigger points are locations where, when flood or watercourse water reaches a pre-determined height, the road closure scheme is ‘triggered’ and set in motion. There are areas where the trigger point is remote from the closure point e.g. on Nottingham Road (for Brackenhurst closure… Read more »
We require Road Closure Wardens who live on the following roads, near Road Closure points. It’s preferable that RC Wardens are not at risk of flooding as we appreciate they would prefer to stay close to home to protect their property. NOTT Nottingham Road and Becketts Field (RC5 and RC3) Halloughton Road and Becketts Field (RC… Read more »
After approaching VIAEM about street cleaning during the road closures for the Tour of Britain this year, we have been informed that “There will be two vehicles on site from 6am to cleanse the gullies on the asterisked roads (see below) so all vehicles will need to be removed by then”. It is anticipated… Read more »