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Ravensbank Drive flood alleviation works

Work starts today on the flood alleviation works on the land south of Ravensbank Drive. The area is at risk according to the Environment Agency’s surface water flood model and the work is to protect various properties and infrastructure downstream the surrounding land is due to be used a flood storage area. The balancing area will store water back and create a wetland environment. This application is to divert the existing watercourse away from the properties at Fairford Close by…

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Bomford Hill Drainage Works Completed

Work has been carried out to tame the runway water off Bomford Hill. Currently the runoff, ends up on the foot and cycle path at the foot of the hill and freezes during the cold weather making it a hazard for pedestrians and cyclists, it has also been known to end up in some gardens of some rather unfortunate residents of Oldbury Close. Matt Toomer, the Editor of Church Hill Blog says “back in the late 80s a drainage pipe…

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Bomford Hill Drainage Improvement

The problem of the runway water off Bomford Hill is to be tacked over the coming weeks. Currently the runoff, ends up on the foot and cycle path at the foot of the hill and in some gardens of some rather unfortunate residents of Oldbury Close. New ditches pipe and swales are to created and be installed to capture the rogue water and whisk if off away from the paths and houses. We'll be following the work and shall kept…

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Pond Management Update

The latest on the Pond regeneration project in Northleech; the galvanized bow top fencing is being installed around the pond, this is to secure this area so that it is safer for young children and families. I think you'll agree it looks better, and in time when the greenery and shrubs begin to grow it will look tidy. During October and November the Landscape and Drainage teams performed some vegetation clearance around the pond which they’ve nearly completed, then they…

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