Tag Archives: Somerset Emergency Volunteers

County Council salutes Somerset’s remarkable flood response

A year after the major incident officially came to an end Somerset County Council is this week celebrating the incredible response to last year’s flooding on the Levels and Moors. The widespread flooding was classified a ‘major incident’ between 24 January and the end of March last year. It is thought nearly 150 homes were […]

Volunteers have been the Level best

The remarkable efforts of volunteers on the flood-hit Somerset Levels and Moors are being recognised this week. Somerset County Council’s Leader, Chairman and Chief Executive have sent a letter thanking all those who have been volunteering as part of the Somerset Emergency Volunteers (SEV) group. Earlier this week Chairman David Fothergill hosted an award presentation […]

Flood volunteer efforts – can you help?

The floods may have gone, but the need for volunteers to help with the recovery in parts of Somerset remains as great as ever. Each day around 25 people have been turning up to assist those affected by flooding, doing everything from cleaning houses and removals, to gardening and DIY. Somerset County Council is now […]