Sutton Bonington Parish Council

Serving the people of Sutton Bonington

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Clerk: Helen Chadwick
The Dairy, Village Farm, Main
Street, Stanford on Soar
Leicestershire LE12 5QA

Tel: 07827 785836

Flood working group update

Over the past month a lot of work has been competed in the background around the flooding in Sutton Bonington and Zouch including:

  • Food Volunteer what's app group created in case of an emergency
  • Flood warden has walked all of the ditches and Dykes in the village to identify any issues - this is also done regularly to ensure no further issues arise
  • Flood Warden visited the vulnerable parishioner's in Zouch when there were was a severe flood warning issued and arranged with Normanton and Sutton Bonington Village hall to be on standby in-case of evacuation
  • Highways and Notts County Council have completed a site visit to investigate the situation on Landcroft Lane
  • Cllr Collings has been working alongside Notts County Council in regards to the clearing of the drains within the village
  • Severn Trent have been working with the Flood warden to identify problem areas in the village and what they can do in their capacity to support
  • The Flood warden has now identified 75% of the surface water drains in the village and 100% of the Ditches and Dykes and has these mapped and we are working with Notts County Council to identify the ownership following a site meting which was held in late December 2020
  • Flood warden training is still outstanding and we are awaiting dates from Notts County Council and are unable to gain signage until this has been completed

Flood Volunteers for Sutton Bonington and Zouch

Duncan Collings - Flood Warden

Kim Collings

Cllr Patrick Hood

Cllr Julie McMullen-Kerr

Cllr Miles Raven

Cllr Sam Collings - Chair of the flood working group

John Paling

Linda Mawson

For contact details of the flood warden and members of the flood group and what to do in case of a emergency please see the Sutton Bonington Parish Council website for more details.

Posted: Wed, 10 Feb 2021 22:45 by Helen Chadwick

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