Category: News

Website Refresh

It has been a while since we posted on the blog but we’ve still be busy keeping the group’s concerns about flooding ticking over in the corridors of power. Time for a new look on the blog. Hope you like it. p.s. We’re keeping an eye on the rising burn levels while this period of

Lull Over – More Rain On Its Way

Hope everyone has caught up on their sleep after Thursday night’s flood prevention activities for “Round Two” may be coming along in the coming hours and days. Rain throughout today and tomorrow may cause flooding for Freuchie and other areas of North East Fife.  Heavy rainfall since 9:30am is already affecting the watercourses of Freuchie,

Close Call – But We’re Not Done Yet!

It was another eventful evening in Freuchie and indeed throughout North East Fife last night. We’ll cover Freuchie in more details in a moment but let’s first have a whirlwind round-up of other areas we know have been affected by flooding. The SEPA river level monitoring station at Strathmiglo indicated the River Eden was running

Flooding in Spain

Tragic news from southern Spain where at least eight people have died after heavy rains triggered flash floods. Sadly this is a reminder of the danger from flood waters. More info: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-19767627 Technorati Tags: flood,flooding,Spain

New Enviroment Minister

In a surprise Scottish Government cabinet reshuffle earlier this week, Paul Whitehouse MSP has been named as the new Minister for Environment and Climate Change. http://www.scotland.gov.uk/About/People/14944/Scottish-Cabinet/Paul-Wheelhouse-MSP Congratulation go to Mr Whitehouse on his new appointment. We look forward to meeting the new Minister. Technorati Tags: Minister for Environment,Paul Whitehouse,Scottish Government

Flooding in North East England

Very sad to see people in the North East of England have been affected badly by flooding overnight. BBC Breakfast is reporting 450 properties flooded in Lancashire and Yorkshire. Our thoughts are with you. The amount of rain being predicted for Freuchie over the next few days has dropped substantially compared with previous predictions. It

40mm Day

Almost 40mm of rain has fallen since 9am yesterday morning. Watercourses throughout Freuchie are the fullest we’ve seen for quite some time. There should still be plenty of capacity to handle the predicted rainfall (taken from Norwegian Weather Service). Please check all your flood protection products and measures just in case they do need to