Posted & filed under Blog, Community Resilience, FRAMES, National Flood Forum Bulletins, Natural Flood Management, Watercourse Clearing.

This bulletin includes an update on the National Planning Policy Framework consultation, and an introduction to Shani Lambert who started working for National Flood Forum on 3rd May as a Community Project officer in Southwell within the FRAMES project for ‘Improving Flood Resilience in Southwell’. We are delighted to welcome Shani and her enthusiasm to work with Southwell Flood Forum and the wider community is already very evident.

Read more in the NFF May 2018 Bulletin

Southwell Flood Alleviation Scheme Summary – April 2018

Posted & filed under Community Resilience, Flood Mitigation, FRAMES, In The Press, Natural Flood Management, Nottingham Trent University, Trent Rivers Trust.

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 »

Lower Trent & Erewash Catchment – January 2018 Newsletter

Posted & filed under Blog, FRAMES, Lower Trent & Erewash Catchment, Natural Flood Management, Trent Rivers Trust.

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 »

Flushing wipes is a major cause of sewer blockages

Posted & filed under Blog, Community Resilience.

Some of the drainage system in Southwell includes combined sewer systems i.e. sewers that are designed to collect rainwater runoff, domestic sewage, and industrial wastewater in the same pipe. In view of our flood risk, it is important therefore not only to keep the rainwater roadside gullies clear of blockages from leaves and general debris… Read more »

National Flood Forum Bulletin – December 2017 – community input to National Flood and Coastal Risk Management (FCRM)

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The Christmas message from National Flood Forum includes some key points we and other community groups made toward the Environment’s Agency scoping exercise to determine furture strategy. It also includes a message from Bob Haddon, one of the finalists (like us) in the Flood Re Local Heroes Award Read the bulletin here December 2017 Bulletin