Saturday, 12 April 2014

Dredging, Breifing 8

At present, most of the dredging activities being carried out by the Environment Agency have a minimal direct effect on our village. This is the last of the Bulletins we will post on this website, but we will keep you informed if there are any urgent messages. You can see Bulletin 8, issued 11/04/14, here.

All future bulletins will be available on the Gov.uk website.

If you want to find out more about the 20 year plan which has now been published, follow this link. http://somersetnewsroom.com/2014/03/06/a-big-step-forward/

Monday, 7 April 2014

Langport Firing Notice

The details of firing on the Langport Range for 14/04 - 27/04 can be found here.

Saturday, 5 April 2014

Dredging - Briefing 7

Briefing 7 from the Environment Agency details the work now taking place on the Parrett at Moorland House Farm. With improving ground conditions work should start soon on the opposite bank, with silt being carried directly onto adjacent fields.

All the details are here.

The link below takes you to the Governemnt website for other relevant information.
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/somerset-levels-and-moors-reducing-the-risk-of-flooding

Thursday, 3 April 2014

SSDC Grants for flood affected businesses

SSDC have issued forms for flood affected businesses in their area to apply for Business Support Grants, Repair and Renew Grants and Business Rate relief.
You can download the form here if this applies to your business.

Friday, 28 March 2014

Dredging starts soon

Read about the tests going on at the moment in order that dredging of the planned 5 mile stretch of the Parrett and Tone can start soon.

The latest Environment Agency bulletin (no 6) is here.

Thursday, 27 March 2014

Dredging update

The latest news about the dredging programme is in this newsletter. It provides useful background information.

Monday, 24 March 2014

A372 likely to be closed until the end of March

Aller Drove – The EA have removed the temporary defences that were installed to protect Aller Drove.

The A372 is likely to be closed until the end of the month so that Somerset County Council Highways can carry out emergency repair works to ensure the road is safe for users. Please contact Somerset County Council Highways on 0845 345 9155 for more information.

Notices of road closures and re-instatement works is on the latest EA newsletter here.