Please find detailed below an update for the NFM project on the River Isbourne catchment. Beesmoor Brook Works at the Charlton Abbotts estate has now been completed. 11 woody dams have been placed along the tributary referred to as ‘Cole’s
ICG Group Members Present – Jem Williamson, Richard Wakeford, Chris Deveraux-Little, Sue Morris and Annette Dawson Others Present – WCC, Wychavon DC, GCC, Gloucestershire University, Cotswold ANOB, FWAG, Winchcombe Town Council, Sedgeberrow PC, Toddington PC and 25 public members –
It is really pleasing to report that works on Natural Flood Management have begun on the River Isbourne Catchment as part of the longer term flood prevention strategy with funding from the) DEFRA, and the support of landowners and other
Thanks to everyone who attended the AGM at the Betteridge Room in Sedgeberrow on 28th November 2018. It was a great opportunity to meet our new project officer, Wendy Bufton, and hear about the two demonstration projects starting within the
Following on from the funding announcement in July, Worcestershire County Council has employed a Natural Flood Management Project Officer who will engage with communities and landowners to identify potential work areas and implement natural flood management techniques across the county.
A walk through Toddington Manor Estate was enabled by owner Damian Hirst and his Estates Manager Owen Butler. The Environment Agency, University staff and students and ICG group members walked the length of the estate both sides of the river
On Monday 7th November a Catchment walk along the Toddington estate section of the River Isbourne took place, attended by representatives from the Toddington estate, the Isbourne Catchment Group (Annette Dawson, Sue Morris and Richard Wakeford), the University of Gloucestershire
The Isbourne Catchment Group and the Environment Agency were pleased to receive the final report from the University of Gloucestershire and Countryside & Community Research Institute. Following detailed feedback and discussions we now have a report which identifies the opportunities
The first Isbourne Catchment Group AGM was held on Thursday 19th May at Sedgeberrow Village Hall to a wide audience (34 in total) including statutory agencies, group members, Chaceley Flood Group and local people with an interest in our activities.
Almost eight years ago to the day flooding devastated many parts of Gloucestershire. One of the rivers that broke its banks was the Isbourne which runs from Cleeve Hill, through Winchcombe and onto Evesham where it joins the Avon. But