Bob Haddon | Local Heroes Finalist

Flood Re has just completed its search for the nation’s Local Flood Hero. Targeting communities across the UK, Local Heroes was designed to champion flood relief efforts that are often unrecognised nationally. Sponsored by NFU Mutual and Covéa Insurance, entries about Local

Geraldine Brown from Kent wins Flood Re’s Local Heroes award

Flood Re has today announced the winner of its Local Heroes award. Geraldine Brown, who lives in Yalding near Maidstone, was chosen by the judging panel as the entrant who most deserved the top prize of £10,000 to go towards her local

Flood Re announces shortlist for Local Heroes Award

One of the six finalists will receive £10,000 to invest in their community Flood Re has today announced the shortlist for its Local Heroes award. An expert panel of six judges considered nominations from across the country before agreeing on a final

Meet our Local Heroes shortlist

Shortlisted Local Hero: Bob Haddon Location: Shifnal, Shropshire Summary: Bob Haddon has been shortlisted for his commitment and efforts as leader of the Shifnal Flood Partnership Group (SFPG). The group which consists of local residents and supported by the National Flood Forum

Community spirit during Christmas flooding

James Reader, CEO at Covéa Insurance and one of Flood Re’s Local Heroes judges shares his experience of the floods that hit his local area in Calder Valley during 2015: The winter of 2015 saw flooding on an unprecedented scale in many parts of the

Protecting your home from flooding

Flood Re’s Local Heroes judge, Jennie Ludford from NFU Mutual shares her best tips for protecting your home from flooding. When a flood is expected: Turn off gas, electricity and water supplies at the mains Unplug all electrical items and store upstairs