Operations are underway to help communities across Greater Manchester, Merseyside and Cheshire recover from flooding following the severe weather brought by Storm Christoph last week.
The next step towards building Padiham’s £9 million flood scheme will start this week when ground investigation work begins on proposed sites.
The Cheshire police and crime commissioner is encouiraging community groups to apply for emergency funding to support residents who have been affected by flooding.
Teams from the Environment Agency, Bury Council and BAM Nuttall have helped boost a charity appeal which means more children in Radcliffe and Redvales will now have a smile put on their faces this Christmas.
A major flood risk management scheme on the River Lune, designed to protect hundreds of properties from the risk of flooding, has reached completion.
West Cumbria River’s Trust have announced that they have been awarded £380,000 by the Government’s new Green Recovery Challenge Fund.
Rickerby Flood scheme built to better protect 34 properties is now complete. The scheme comprises 440m of new flood defence walls, 100m of raised flood embankment along with a new road alignment with improved hedges and tree planting for nature.
Five years on from Storms Desmond and Eva, we are hosting a Community Flood Focus Week campaign to highlight the great progress that North West communities have made to become more resilient to flooding.
This year, Flood Re processed more claims and paid out more than in the first three years of operation combined.
Detailed plans for the new flood wall to be built along the length of West Kirby promenade were officially lodged on Tuesday 3rd November 2020.
United Utilities have announced its plans for improving the North West’s watercourses through partnership working and holistic thinking.
Construction of sample flood wall panels in Kendal, a requirement of the planning conditions for the flood scheme, is now complete.
Flood and Coastal Resilience Innovation Programme will help communities improve resilience to flooding and coastal change .
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The Environment Agency's #FloodActionWeek runs from 9-15 November to encourage more people to prepare, act and survive during flooding.
Defra is exploring whether updating the English Non-statutory technical standards for SuDS could help deliver SuDS that provide multiple benefits.
The Environment Agency will be undertaking some ground investigation work at St Georges Walk in Kendal for a 4-week period.
Innovative flood risk management techniques have taken another step forward on Crompton Moor in Oldham with the installation of five “leaky dams”.
DEFRA have today launched a consultation on how the funding process for Natural Flood Management could be made easier.
The Environment Agency and contractors, VBA have begun installing sample flood panels in Kendal as part of the £76m flood scheme.
Flood & Coast is a unique three-day event bringing together a diverse range of people to advance the global debate about flood and coastal erosion risk management (FCERM) in a changing climate.
Help to plant native cottongrass plug plants into small areas of bare peat around the pools.
Help to collect peat-forming Sphagnum moss and translocate it into new pools.
Follow up maintenance for continued recovery. Collecting peat-forming bog mosses (Sphagnum) and transplanting them into bare areas.
Join Eden Rivers Trust for a closer look at the work they're doing in partnership with North Pennines AONB Landscape Partnership on the fellsides of the Pennines.
For 'World Habitat Day' Lancashire Wildlife Trust will be erecting fences and planting Marram grass plugs in the foredunes of the Fylde Sand Dunes at North Beach, St Anne's.