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Countryside Environment Safety

Thames Flooding – More to come?

A new group has formed in Weybridge to highlight the risks to Weybridge by the Environment Agency plans for the Thames and Wey. To help remove the flooding risks between Windsor and Weybridge a series of new works have been undertaken and more are planned.  Eventually they will enter the Thames as shown below. Judging […]

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Transport

Street Flooding

I was at the Surrey Local Committee today. As part of the aim to assess drainage problems The chairman asked that all known street drainage problems be reported. The staff member concerned asked not for locations of blocked drains but places where significant amounts of water collected on the side of the street and does […]

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Environment Leisure Safety

Vandals Flooding

Weybridge Vandal’s grounds were severely flooded and the borough hardship fund came to the rescue. The borough continues support for flood victims.  Local businesses, community organisations and residents across Elmbridge have been receiving support from the borough to help with the damage caused by the flooding earlier this year. The borough is continuing to offer […]

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Environment Transport

Old Heath Road Puddle

A many of you know, there has been a large puddle outside the station in Old Heath Road for over thirty years.  Liberal Democrat candidate for Weybridge South Sue Bohane had the drain cleaned out but the problem is more deep-seated than that. So working with Weybridge’s Cty Cllr Christian Mahne we have got closer […]

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Environment Housing Safety

Repair and Renew Grant

If your home was internally damaged by flooding between 1 December 2013 and 31 March 2014 you can apply for up to £5,000 to better protect your home against flooding.  This grant is administered by Surrey and is now available.  Applications can be submitted up to 30 September 2014.

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Countryside Planning

Planning to Prevent Flooding

Liberal Democrats are proposing a six point action plan to tackle Surrey’s flooding. The proposals aim to reduce the impact of future heavy rain by putting in place preventative measures.     They are: Complete and update Surrey’s currently outdated records on where flooding occurs (wetspots) and the Flooding Asset Register of walls, ditches and […]

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Parking

Floods

Recent flooding affected a number of streets in the flood plain.  Dorney Grove, Glencoe Road, Radnor Road, Thames Street, Walton Lane and Wey Road. I have resisted as much as is possible any further development in the flood plain so as to protect housing already built there.

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Health

Flooding

Below is some advice and guidance on clearing up after a flood. Further information can also be found on the Environment Agency’s website www.environment-agency.gov.uk Flood Recovery Centre Residents and local businesses can also attend the borough’s Flood Recovery Centre being held at the Elmbridge Community Hub, 72 High Street, Walton, KT12 1BU, to discuss issues […]

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