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Cloud-burst flooding in Swaledale

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Parts of Swaledale have been devastated by a cloudburst which flooded Grinton, Fremington, Reeth and

some surrounding areas.

Information is available here: The main road B6270 has been re-opened, businesses are open as usual Flood update meeting: St. Andrew’s Church, Grinton, Monday 9 th September at 7:30pm The Parish Council meeting will include an update on the flood and will be attended by the same representatives from all the public agencies who attended the first meeting on Tuesday, 6th August, namely North Yorkshire CC, Richmondshire DC, Yorkshire Water, the Environment Agency and Yorkshire Dales National Park. Minutes of Emergency Grinton Parish Council meeting with area authorities. North Yorkshire County Council: Yorkshire Dales flooding information North Yorkshire County Council: Yorkshire Dales flooding Bulletin Board Video compilation of scenes of the flooding: video Please note that this video download is very large, nearly ½ Gb in size - not suitable for ‘phones or anyone on a metered internet connection, and only on high speed broadband. It will take a long time to download. Advice for property owners living next to/near watercourses: ‘Living on the Edge’ booklet, a government publication, but replaced with a web page https://www.gov.uk/guidance/owning-a-watercourse which has much less info, but NYCC recommend distributing the booklet. There is a link to an online PDF 2014 version here https://www.eastsussex.gov.uk/media/8360/riparian- ownership.pdf Flood risk reduction: NYCC recommended this charity, National Flood Forum, which has useful formation on flood gates, flood doors and how to protect your property from future flooding, and may have funding https://nationalfloodforum.org.uk Resilience measures: NYCC can also suggest resilience measures for property owners (costs and responsibility for installation lie with the property owners, however NYCC can help with obtaining eg listed buildings permission) https://www.northyorks.gov.uk/flood-recovery-advice-and-guidance Flood Group action points The attached spreadsheet, download here, includes all the items we are working on, with updates from our most recent meeting (Monday 2 nd Sept). (See below) Next meetings currently scheduled for 7.30pm in The Village Institute: Monday 23 rd September and Monday 14 th October. The attached updated spreadsheet, download here, includes all the items we are working on, with updates from our most recent meeting (Monday 23 rd Sept). ~~~ooo~~~
2Dales.org.uk Swaledale & Arkengarthdale

Cloud-burst flooding in Swaledale

Home                                                                    View across Calver Hill

Parts of Swaledale have been devastated by a

cloudburst which flooded Grinton, Fremington, Reeth

and some surrounding areas.

Information is available here: The main road B6270 has been re-opened, businesses are open as usual Flood update meeting: St. Andrew’s Church, Grinton, Monday 9 th September at 7:30pm The Parish Council meeting will include an update on the flood and will be attended by the same representatives from all the public agencies who attended the first meeting on Tuesday, 6th August, namely North Yorkshire CC, Richmondshire DC, Yorkshire Water, the Environment Agency and Yorkshire Dales National Park. Minutes of Emergency Grinton Parish Council meeting with area authorities. North Yorkshire County Council: Yorkshire Dales flooding information North Yorkshire County Council: Yorkshire Dales flooding Bulletin Board Video compilation of scenes of the flooding: video Please note that this video download is very large, nearly ½ Gb in size - not suitable for ‘phones or anyone on a metered internet connection, and only on high speed broadband. It will take a long time to download. Advice for property owners living next to/near watercourses: ‘Living on the Edge’ booklet, a government publication, but replaced with a web page https://www.gov.uk/guidance/owning-a-watercourse which has much less info, but NYCC recommend distributing the booklet. There is a link to an online PDF 2014 version here https://www.eastsussex.gov.uk/media/8360/riparian- ownership.pdf Flood risk reduction: NYCC recommended this charity, National Flood Forum, which has useful formation on flood gates, flood doors and how to protect your property from future flooding, and may have funding https://nationalfloodforum.org.uk Resilience measures: NYCC can also suggest resilience measures for property owners (costs and responsibility for installation lie with the property owners, however NYCC can help with obtaining eg listed buildings permission) https://www.northyorks.gov.uk/flood-recovery-advice-and- guidance Flood Group action points The attached spreadsheet, download here, includes all the items we are working on, with updates from our most recent meeting (Monday 2 nd Sept). Next meetings currently scheduled for 7.30pm in The Village Institute: Monday 23 rd September and Monday 14 th October.