Flooding The Airwaves

Thursday, November 22, 2018 Editor 0

Live from Rayleigh, Essex tomorrow morning, our Cllr Chrrrrrrrisssss Stanley will be on BBC Radio Essex talking about the good work of Rawreth Flood Action Group. More to follow….

Cllr Stanley Dives in Deep on Flooding Issues

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 Editor 2

Residents are all too familiar with the risk of flooding in the Rochford District. Luckily for them, our very own Cllr Chris Stanley has taken up the issue of flooding with government ministers on their behalf. Cllr Stanley has had a meeting with a government minister today to discuss the […]

A Last Ditch Attempt

Saturday, February 10, 2018 Editor 0

Update – Cllr Stanley has had a phone call from Rochford District Council’s Portfolio Holder for the Environment after he has read this post. We’re told this problem will now be looked into. (Good to know that our blog posts are helpful to the Council!)   The frustration of seeing […]

Sweyne Park Flood Alleviation Scheme

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 Editor 0

Rayleigh has suffered from severe flooding in the past so we welcome schemes such as these to protect our residents and their properties. James Newport reports here on the completion of the flood alleviation scheme that has been carried out by Essex County Council.  

Drainage and Dogma

Thursday, September 7, 2017 admin 3

Chris Black writes: District Councillors had a training session today on sustainable drainage systems- the systems  you need to cope with the run-off of water from new developments. I’m grateful for the County Council officer, Mr Simpson, from driving from the other end of Essex to talk to us – […]

“Fragmented, inefficient and ineffective “

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 admin 5

From the BBC website yesterday: Simple actions to help protect homes in England from flooding are still being ignored by government, MPs say. The Commons environment committee said ministers were not addressing what it called the fragmented, inefficient and ineffective flood management. Areas of concern include flood impact home insurance, […]

FLOOD WARNING For Hullbridge Riverside Properties

Thursday, January 12, 2017 admin 3

The Government Flood Information Service warns here about a high risk of flooding for Hullbridge riverside properties tomorrow: There is a high risk of flooding due to a combination of extreme weather and high tides. The forecast high water is due at Clacton on Friday 13th January 2017 at 1:00pm. […]

West Rayleigh Flood Alleviation Scheme Consultation

Sunday, October 16, 2016 admin 3

Do you live in West Rayleigh? Have you been flooded in the past or worried about the flood risk to your property? Then come along to the West Rayleigh Flood Alleviation Scheme consultation on 19th October 5pm to 8pm at Sweyne Park School hosted by Essex County Council. It’s your […]

Extraordinary Council Meeting In Rawreth

Thursday, September 22, 2016 admin 4

There will be an extraordinary meeting of Rawreth Parish Council on Weds September 28th.  Main item to discuss is a request from the Rawreth Flood Action Group for a grant to assist them in getting a sequential test report in respect of flooding in the parish.

A Few Words On Flooding….

Friday, October 23, 2015 admin 3

Lib Dem County Councillor Stephen Robinson sent us a few snippets about a recent County Council meeting that are worth passing on: Flooding The main item was discussing flooding – including plans to mitigate and explain to landowners their responsibilities to keep drains and ditches clear that are on, or […]