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Surrey volunteers thanked for flood relief efforts

Scores of volunteers who worked tirelessly to keep Surrey residents safe during last winter’s floods have been thanked by Surrey’s Lord-Lieutenant Dame Sarah Goad and Surrey County Council Chairman David Munro. Mr Munro said: “From 4×4 vehicle drivers to those who assisted in relief centres and worked for the Red Cross, all the volunteers did … Continue reading

Historic bridges to get multi-million-pound flood repairs

Bridges built by medieval monks and one of Britain’s great architects will be repaired in the coming months as a £23 million flood action plan continues in Surrey. The 13th Century Tilford Bridge and Sir Edwin Lutyens’ Hampton Court Bridge are among 39 river crossings being fixed as Surrey County Council continues to tackle severe … Continue reading

Flood recovery advice roadshow starts next week

Surrey residents affected by recent flooding are being offered advice and support from a specialist flooding charity from next week. The National Flood Forum, a registered charity specialising in supporting people and communities affected by flooding, is working with local councils to give advice and practical tips. Using a dedicated flood recovery trailer, the Flood … Continue reading

Flood defences protecting thousands of homes to be finished

Temporary defences to protect waterworks serving thousands of homes on the county border with London from flooding are set to be finished this evening in a joint project between councils and the military. In response to record water levels caused by rainfall on the Caterham Bourne, a joint emergency project by Surrey, Tandridge and Croydon … Continue reading

VIDEO: Leader on flood recovery effort

Surrey County Council Leader David Hodge on the impact of flooding in the county and the council’s partnership recovery effort: “Our staff and members have been working around the clock with the police, the Environment Agency, the military, local councils and other agencies to support our communities to get through a situation that has, for many … Continue reading

VIDEO: Flood recovery centres offer advice

Flood victims, council staff and volunteers at two newly set up flood recovery centres in Sunbury and Staines talk about the help that is available. Seven centres were set up across Surrey to provide advice and support to people getting back to normal after the severe weather. g Surrey Police has received its first report of … Continue reading

Surrey highways work to focus on flood recovery

Surrey County Council’s highways teams are to focus their efforts on flood prevention work as the region continues to be hit by severe weather. Along with the Army, boroughs and districts and the county’s highways contractor Kier Services the council’s roads teams have filled and distributed 15,000 sandbags and the county’s highways teams have fixed … Continue reading

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