Archive for Flooding

Water works in the school over the holidays

We have been sent this update from SWW who will be completing the work in the school grounds during the holidays to help towards the flood prevention measures they have undertaken this year; “School leaders have agreed to the construction of surface water pipes and…

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Hall car park alert – 7th and 8th of June

If you park in the memorial hall car park you may remember that very occasionally flooding like this has happened. Now that all the dredging has been done and Tree Corner bridge has been renewed it is really unlikely we shall see things like this…

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Watershed AG work to begin on Monday 8th February

We have received this press release from South West Water which will explain the work to be done in the WaterShed Project over the months to come; Innovative scheme to reduce sewer flooding in Aveton Gifford Work is due to start on Monday (8 February)…

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Flood Group meeting – Friday 21st March, 6.45

There is another meeting of the Flood Group on Friday evening in the hall, at 6.45. There will be final decisions to be made for purchasing the equipment funded by the grant from DCC. If you can help in any way, would like to join the group or…

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Flood Group meeting – 6th March

The self help flood group will meet again on March 6th at 6.45 in the village hall. We have recently been given the good news that a grant towards storage and equipment has been granted by the Flood Resilience Team at Devon County Council. This will…

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THE VILLAGE VOICE by ROSIE WARRILOW – 14th FEB

With all the bad weather recently and quite a few residents still experiencing problems with flood water, it’s good to know that our local Flood Resilience Group are on hand and taking steps to combat this perenial  and distressing situation. Monday, 10th Feb saw the…

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NEXT FLOOD GROUP MEETING – 10th FEB

The flood self-help group will meet again on Monday 10th February, at 6.45 in the village hall. We are still gathering information, and drawing up flood prevention plans to try and minimise any further damage here. If you can help in any way, please do come…

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Flood group update, and date of meeting changed to 13th January

The date of the next flood group meeting has had to be changed, and it will now be held on 13 Jan 2014 at 6.45 in the Hall. The stormy weather continues, and we are still working to set up self help flood prevention measures – if…

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Sandbags!

There will be another flood group walk about on Sunday morning at 10.30. We want to find suitable places for sand bag stores. If you have any suggestions, or can offer some dry storage please can you get in touch with Rob Ford. SHDC has sandbags available, but for residential properties…

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Another flood group meeting – Monday 9th December, 6.30 pm.

The next meeting of the self help flood group will be on Monday 9th December at 6.30 in the hall, and we should be able to follow up some of the plans that Matthew Parry suggested last week. We are still gathering information about any of the…

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