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Bellwin activated in storm-hit areas

18/02/2020

Local government secretary Robert Jenrick MP has activated the Bellwin scheme, providing emergency financial assistance for councils affected by Storm Dennis.

Analysis: Draining the danger

20/11/2019

Alys Bishop, deputy chair of the Association of Directors of Environment, Economy, Planning and Transport’s (ADEPT) Flood and Water Management Group, raises a timely discussion on tackling flooding and drainage.

IHE CEO: Councils must be better prepared

06/12/2016

The chief executive of the Institute of Highway Engineers (IHE) says local authorities are ill prepared when it comes to dealing with crisis situations.

Work to take place to prevent flooding on A590

24/11/2016

Flooding along the A590 at Lindal-in-Furness in Cumbria could be a thing of the past with the carriageway set to be raised and realigned.  

New sensors trialled to monitor flooding

19/10/2016

The engineering company Amey is installing sensors into gullies in a trial in Hampshire aimed at preventing the flooding of roads.

HE to address flooding problems on A590

07/06/2016

Highways England will start work to address problems with flooding along the A590 in Cumbria this weekend.

Winter flooding causes £250m of damage

25/03/2016

Almost £250 million in damage was caused to key infrastructure like roads, bridges, public rights of way, and drainage systems by this winter’s flooding, research carried out by the Local Government Association (LGA) reveals.

Work to repair A591 progressing well

17/02/2016

Construction work to repair the storm-damaged A591 in Cumbria is progressing well with the installation of the first of around 20 steel posts that will be used to help re-build the road.

A591 to reopen in May

18/01/2016

The storm-damaged A591 in Cumbria is set to reopen by the end of May, according to the Department for Transport (DfT).

RSTA wants extra funding for flood damaged roads

11/01/2016

The Road Surface Treatments Association (RSTA) has called on the government to provide extra funding for the repair of flood damaged roads.

£3.3m funding for Tadcaster bridges

11/01/2016

The government has announced £3.3 million of funding for the restoration of the Tadcaster bridge in Yorkshire.

Tensar helps to raise flood-hit road

20/01/2015

A road in the Somerset village of Mucheleney has been raised by 1.2 metres to stop it from being flooded.

Roads remain at risk of flooding

19/08/2014

The associate director of UK Flood Defences has warned that more than 16,000 miles of roads could be at risk from flooding.

Flood-hit roads to be fixed in Buckinghamshire

16/06/2014

A programme of works is underway to help treat Buckinghamshire’s flood-hit roads.  

Pothole blitz on Surrey’s roads

14/04/2014

Surrey County Council has launched a major operation to repair damage caused to Surrey’s roads by recent flooding.

£140m funding boost for roads hit by bad weather

11/03/2014

An extra £140million is being made available by the government to help repair flood-damaged roads.

More funding needed to repair flood-damaged roads

05/03/2014

Howard Robinson from the Road Surface Treatments Association (RSTA) wants the government to provide extra funding for road repair and maintenance.

£12.5m cost to fix Surrey’s flood-hit roads

26/02/2014

A £12.5 million repair bill to fix Surrey’s flood-affected roads and bridges is just the tip of the iceberg, according to the county council’s highways chief.

Councils publish roads information via web platform during floods

25/02/2014

Local authorities were able to respond to the flooding crisis by publishing emergency closures and diversions instantly on a national platform for the first time. 

Government money to be spent on flood-hit roads

13/02/2014

The government has pledged £61 million to help repair damaged roads and build greater resilience into the railway network in the south west.

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City of York Council
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North West Leicestershire District Council
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North West Leicestershire District Council
Band B, £18,795 - £19,171 per year (pro rata to the length of contract)
We are looking for Waste Operations Loaders to join our Waste Services Team to undertake waste collection and other related duties. Coalville, Leicestershire
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Chargehand/Ganger

City of York Council
£11.09 per hour
Do you have experience of excavation, reinstatement and footway maintenance schemes? York, North Yorkshire
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Sustainability & Resilience Manager (maternity cover)

Essex County Council
£51510.0 - £58752 per annum
This fixed-term contract will begin in August 2020 and is expected to last until October 2021 Interviews scheduled to be held Wednesday 10th June 2020 England, Essex, Chelmsford
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Civil Service Deputy Director Roles

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£70,000 - £117,800 & excellent rewards
We’re looking for significant experience of engaging at C-Suite and Board levels, excellent partnership-building and... England
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Engineer (Highways Scheme Design)

Medway Council
£31,888 - £37,646 per annum
The post-holder will be required to have highway engineering expertise in order to contribute to efficient and effective provision of... Medway City Estate, Rochester
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Principal Flood Risk Officer

Lancashire County Council
£42,683-£46,566
We have an exciting opportunity for a Principal Floor Risk Officer Lancashire
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Resources and Waste Commercial and Contracts Manager

Northumberland County Council
£47,107 - £50,394
We are looking for a strategic, innovative and performance-focused leader to join us as Resources and Waste; Commercial and Contracts Manager. County Hall, Morpeth, Northumberland
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Somerset County Council
£33,799 to £37,849 per annum
We have a number of fantastic opportunities in Somerset at various levels Taunton, Somerset
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Somerset County Council
£33,799 to £37,849 per annum
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Somerset County Council
£33,799 to £37,849 per annum
We have a number of fantastic opportunities in Somerset at various levels Taunton, Somerset
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Somerset County Council
£25,295 to £28,785 per annum
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Lincolnshire County Council
£50,430 - £55,503
We are a team of mixed experience and skills, proud to serve the people of Lincolnshire and have fun whilst doing so! Lincolnshire
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North Yorkshire County Council
£29,636 to £32,029
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