13 Apr
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National Flood Forum announces new Chief Executive, Tracey Garrett

After an extensive recruitment exercise, the National Flood Forum is pleased to announce that Tracey Garrett has been selected to become our new Chief Executive starting on 1st May. Tracey replaces the Paul Cobbing who is retiring after 10 years in the role. The National Flood Forum, currently celebrating its 20th anniversary year, is the […]

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07 Dec
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Paul Cobbing MBE & CEO Announces Retirement

Paul Cobbing MBE, CEO of the National Flood Forum (NFF), has today announced his retirement plans for early Summer 2022. Over the last 10 years Paul has led and developed the National Flood Forum to provide flood communities with independent, unbiased, and unwavering support whilst championing their needs with Ministers, senior government officials, risk management […]

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14 Oct
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Joint Statement: Planning for the climate crisis

The planning system plays a vital role in cutting carbon and preparing us for the impacts of climate change. The Committee on Climate Change is advocating a strong focus on effective planning to deliver the action we need. But the current English planning system is not delivering on its positive potential to tackle the climate […]

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02 Mar
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We Need Your Help

Dear Flood Action Groups, We are working with The Town and Country Planning Association to put together some guidance that has the intention of helping people negotiate the planning system and to empower your Flood Action Group by showing how you can best influence the planning application process. However, WE NEED YOUR HELP We would […]

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07 Nov
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Launch of the FLOOD RISK COMMUNITIES’ CHARTER

A Flood Risk Communities Charter was launched last night, Tuesday 5th November, in the Houses of Parliament at an event sponsored by Rachael Maskell MP and supported by Flood Re.  It sets out the priorities that communities across the country feel need to be addressed as a matter of urgency. Watch Video Here Flooding devastates […]

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02 Sep
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Simple SuDS for Local People

https://nationalfloodforum.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Simple-SuDS-28th-July-2019-V1.pdf Drainage is one of those ‘out of sight and out of mind’ type things.  For most of us, the only time we contemplate drainage is when it goes wrong.  In fairness, there wasn’t really a lot any of us living in towns and cities could do in terms of maintaining old-fashioned drains other than […]

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07 Aug
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YOUR THOUGHTS ARE VERY IMPORTANT TO US.

2018 National Flood Forum Long Term Strategy External Through the feedback we have had from a few Flood Action Groups across England and Wales we have been able to put together a Flood Action Group charter/agreement. Please see attached. What we would like to do is gain a much more inclusive response that ensures we […]

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31 Oct
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A Community Guide to Flood Defence

Download Help for communities who want to take action on managing flood risk https://nationalfloodforum.org.uk/a-community-guide-to-flood-defence/

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