Launch of major ‘source to sea’ natural flood risk management and habitat creation scheme drive Environment Agency – A wide-reaching ‘source to sea’ natural flood risk management and habitat creation scheme for the River Don was launched yesterday with a day of tree planting.  Richard Emmmott of Yorkshire Water, Liz Ballard of Sheffield & Rotherham […]

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Multiple links to various sources on this news   Guardian: Budget: cash for flood defences to be doubled Chancellor Rishi Sunak will announce an increase in spending from £2.6bn to £5.2bn this week Toby Helm The increased spend will be the centrepiece of chancellor Rishi Sunak’s first budget. The government is to double spending on flood […]

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The EFRA Committee have instigated a review of the recent flood events – click here to read more and submit written evidence Review Terms of reference  Are the current national and local governance and co-ordination arrangements for flood and coastal risk management in England effective? What lessons can be learned from the recent floods about the way Government and local authorities respond to flooding […]

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