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Reflections on the 2007 floods

The memory of the widespread and devastating floods of 2007, when people lost their lives and 55,000 homes were flooded, will stay with me forever. I was flooded too (more about that later) but also visited many cities, towns and villages that had been so badly hit. Street after street, lined with skips into which […]

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Peace of Mind with Flood Re

When moving to a new property, you would like to think you would be informed of any potential issues with the home. However, when Sally Hoskisson moved in to a rented property in Edzell she was shocked to find out this wasn’t always the case. Sally moved to her rented home with her husband and […]

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Sue Cashmore’s Story – a Flood Re Case Study

Sue Cashmore, an advanced nurse practitioner, has lived in her house in Cockermouth in Cumbria for thirteen years. When she bought the property, in 2004, she understood the local area hadn’t flooded for forty or fifty years. It was something of a shock when, just one year after moving in, her house was inundated. It […]

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Guest blog: Scottish Environment Protection Agency

In time for the holiday season, Stewart Prodger from the Scottish Environment Protection Agency’s Flood Unit talks flood preparation and myth busts on Floodline registration. With many of us leaving our homes for holiday time elsewhere, people should really make sure they are prepared in case flooding occurs. Flooding is the most common natural disaster […]

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