After the Floods: A Fish Rescue in Action! Angling Trust     Ever wondered what happens when fish get stranded by floods and have to be rescued? John Cheyne found out for himself recently, as he joined Environment Agency staff on the River Severn to witness the important work they do, along with some surprising catches.  It […]

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Robert Jenrick,  Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government Hansard ‘I would like to make a statement expanding on the housing measures set out in yesterday’s Budget. I have deposited a document in the Library setting out our vision for the future of the planning system. A new planning Bill announced … a […]

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CEH: Submitted by Katie Muchan on Fri, 22/11/2019 – 15:04   An unsettled and wet period since late September followed by persistent heavy rainfall in late October and early November has caused severe flooding across northern and central England. Our hydrologists have provided the following background information, based on provisional data provided by the Environment Agency and the Met Office, […]

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Government departments work together to find the funding needed (continue) The Government has announced it will make more than £5 million available to support communities and businesses impacted by this month’s heavy rain and flooding.  Businesses affected by the Whaley Bridge evacuation will receive up to £100,000 in emergency funding to cover uninsurable costs.  And […]

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