04 May
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Cumbria’s floods fightback took to the capital

A Cumbrian flood group met with MPs in London to discuss county-specific solutions to tackling future floods…to read this article from the News and Star published on 4th May 2017 please click here.

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24 Mar
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HAVE YOUR SAY – Warwickshire Flood Summit, 1 April

As many villages in Warwickshire were seriously flooded during 1998 & 2007 and now many have flood action groups, Warwickshire County Council are inviting local people to the Warwickshire Flood Summit, taking place on Saturday 1 April in Stratford-upon-Avon. The event will start at 10am and will finish around 4:30pm.  Building on the successes of […]

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15 Mar
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Rochdale riverside clean-up to reduce flood risk

Volunteers at the Rochdale riverside clean up Rochdale residents joined forces on Saturday 11 March as part of a community action day to clean up the riverside and reduce flood risk. Organised and led by Liz Atherton from Faiths4Change, the team of 22 volunteers filled a truck with the amount of litter they cleared from […]

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14 Mar
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Endon Flood Action Group team up with partners to tackle flooding

Group is turning the tide on floods: Villagers have teamed up with community leaders in a bid to help prevent their village being flooded. Endon Flood Action Group, Staffordshire County Council and Severn Trent Water are working together to try to solve the flooding problems in the village. Experts have also been brought in to […]

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03 Mar
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Flood & Coast 2017: Last Call for Community Flood Action Groups

The Environment Agency is inviting all Community Flood Groups to join them for the largest debate on Flood and Coastal Erosion in the UK. Flood and Coast Exhibition and Conference is convened by the Environment Agency and supported by the National Flood Forum. The event will take place at the Telford International Centre, 28-30 March […]

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02 Mar
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Research Questionnaire: Managing Flooding – your perspective

A member of an NFF-affiliated flood action group, Phiala Mehring, is doing some research to gather stories, information and knowledge from people who are at risk of flooding.  The information she gathers from this research will be used to inform her participation at the Flood & Coast 2017 conference (28-30 March) where she will represent […]

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23 Feb
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MPs demand government answers on flood risk management in joint parliamentary debate

This is a great opportunity to get communities’ flooding issues debated. EVERYONE blighted by flood, it’s time to brief your MP and ask them to participate in the debate. ____________________________________________________________ On 27 February, MPs from two Select Committees, the Environmental Audit Committee and the Environment Food and Rural Affairs Committee, will come together for a joint […]

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17 Feb
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Help shape future flood plans – join your local Flood and Coastal Committee

The Southern Regional Flood and Coastal Committee (SRFCC) is currently recruiting two new members, one of whom will lead on conservation, to help shape local flood and coastal management plans and influence the future of the environment. They say: “We have one of the biggest programmes of works in the country, which reflects the level […]

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14 Feb
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National Flood Forum Teams Up With The Home Insurer

THE NATIONAL FLOOD FORUM has partnered with The Home Insurer to help property owners get flood insurance anywhere in the UK. The National Flood Forum is a charity dedicated to supporting and representing communities and individuals at risk of flooding. It helps flood blighted home owners and communities to take control of flooding in their […]

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10 Feb
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A simple ambition: That people should feel safe in their homes

This week the National Flood Forum was pleased to take a group of residents from Cumbria to present their flooding views and concerns to the Environment Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee (Efra). The six residents from Flood Action Groups across Cumbria, joined forces to present an honest account of how flooding affects people’s lives […]

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