Tag Archives: Bellwin Scheme

How the money will be spent to help prevent future flooding

The Projects Funding from the £10m levels and moors highways funds will be allocated to the following projects: Approximately £1m has already been used to clear-up the area and make the roads safe to use following floods. We are seeking to claim some of this back through a separate government fund (The Bellwin Fund). £75k […]

Early indicator of the cost of flooding

Somerset County Council anticipates it will submit a claim for around £2 million to the Government for costs incurred during the floods crisis. The amount of funding the authority is likely to apply for under the Bellwin Scheme was revealed at a Cabinet meeting this morning, although full details are yet to be confirmed. However, […]