Day: 4 January 2016

Update – 10 January 2016 Viv Parry and I had a site meeting on Saturday. We agreed to look at getting a lock up bunker made in the style of the Ludlow in Bloom boxes with perhaps some trellis at the back. We’ll have a look at the feasibility of this. If it looks a viable idea, we’ll talk to all the residents on Lower Corve Street before doing anything. We have also met with highways officers. We have made it clear that we don’t people to drive to Craven Arms to get sandbags. People should not have to leave their homes when there is a risk of flood and in a flood event it might not be safe to drive 20 miles. We have also been looking at longer term issues. I’ve asked Shropshire Council’s flood officer if he’ll come to a public meeting in Ludlow to brief people on how best to protect their homes and to advertise the free property flood assessment provided by Shropshire Council. I hope he will also brief us on the Slow the Flow project being run in conjunction with Shropshire Wildlife Trust. This scheme aims to hold back water upstream and the…

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