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Latest News

Morecambe Sea Wall Officially Open

Posted: 24/10/18

The new wave reflection wall that will reduce the flood risk to 11,400 homes over the next 100 years has been opened by the Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey.

Praise for Castle Street Community Flood Action Group Clean-up

Posted: 23/10/18

A community clean-up event in Kendal took place on the 14th October which was organised by the Castle Street Community Flood Action Group to protect homes against future flooding, coincided with a weekend of flood warnings and alerts.

Government agrees funding for a new West Kirby flood defence wall

Posted: 12/10/18

The Environment Agency has agreed to part-fund a new £3million flood defence wall that will change the face of West Kirby promenade forever.

Forthcoming Events

CIWEM Property Flood Resilience (PFR) Foundation Training


This Foundation training course has been made freely available by CIWEM for a limited time to those impacted by storm Babet.

Fylde Sand Dunes Guided Walk

Date: 03/12/2023

Lancashire Wildlife Trust, Fylde Council and Blackpool Council work in partnership on the Fylde Sand Dunes Project in order to enhance the nature conservation interest, public appreciation and enjoyment of the dunes.

Multi Agency Community Drop in – Sankey Brook Flood Risk Management Scheme and Interim Measures and Actions

Date: 05/12/2023

Join Warrington Borough Council, the Environment Agency, and United Utilities for a community drop-in to discuss updates on the Sankey Brook Flood Risk Management Scheme.

2024 Christmas Tree Planting at Fylde Sand Dunes

Dates: 05/02/2024, 06/02/2024,

Volunteer to help bury the Christmas trees during The Wildlife’s Trust annual Christmas tree planting event. Turn your old Christmas trees into brand new sand dunes!