The Rivers Trust Autumn Conference 2017 – Natural Flood Risk Management

Posted & filed under Community Resilience, Flood Mitigation, FRAMES, Natural Flood Management, Trent Rivers Trust.

Jacky Huson (SFF), Liz Walker (SFF), Jillian Labadz (NTU Brackenhurst), Josh Wells (NTU Brackenhurst) attended this event on November 9th 2017. Sadly our Chair Tim Farr couldn’t attend. Representatives from Nottinghamshire County Council who are working in partnership on the FRAMES project also attended. The conference theme was ‘Can the catchment-based approach (CaBa) bring community… Read more »

Calls for flood money figure

Posted & filed under Blog, Flood Mitigation, Fundraising, In The Press.

Southwell Town Council has been criticised for not yet agreeing how much money it will provide for flood defences in the town. Newark and Sherwood District Council has committed £220,000. The government has pledged £720,000; Nottinghamshire County Council £600,000; and the community itself, through the leadership of Southwell Flood Forum, is looking to raise £125,000…. Read more »

Is Britain Prepared for Floods?

Posted & filed under Community Resilience, Events, Flood Mitigation, National Flood Resilience Review.

Enhancing Flood Resilience through Innovation, Technology and Collaboration – Central London – Thursday 8th February 2018 Present estimates state that annual flood damages for the whole of the UK are £1.1 billion, with around 5.4 million properties in England at risk of flooding from rivers, the sea, surface water or all three. In 2017 costal… Read more »

Are you flood aware? Community resilience and Road Closure sessions

Posted & filed under Blog, Community Resilience, Emergency Planning, Events.

As part of the Southwell Flood Forum’s aim to help make Southwell and its residents more flood resilient we continue organise events to raise awareness of our flood risk, offer suggestions of how to be more prepared not just for flooding but for any emergency incident inform residents about the Road Closure Scheme train and… Read more »

National Flood Forum Bulletin – July 2017 – National Flood Risk Management Strategy – help to shape the future

Posted & filed under Blog, Community Resilience, Flood Mitigation, National Flood Forum Bulletins.

National Flood Forum  needs your help. Now is a great time to use your voice to shape our future flood risk. They suggest you to write to your MP and Dr Thérèse Coffey MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the Environment and Rural Life Opportunities, to ask that the work underway to refresh the… Read more »