Category: Events & Meetings

Flooding in the Classroom

John Thomson, Chair of the Freuchie Flood Action Group, visited Dundee University on Tuesday to talk to students on the University’s undergraduate Geography programme about flooding from a resident’s perspective. Photo: John (centre, left) is pictured with the students and Dr Andrew Black, a Senior Lecturer in the University (centre, right). The University of Dundee

Freuchie Mill Flood Barrier

The Courier has done another outstanding job of highlighting the flood risk present in Freuchie in today’s article about the new automatic flood barrier installed at Freuchie Mill. This new flood protection measure protects three Kingdom Housing Association properties from being deluged in another August 2008 type flood event. Freuchie Flood Action Group pointed out

Freuchie Community Council

AGM 7.30 Wednesday 14 April 2010 Lumsden Memorial Hall 1. Attendance and apologies 2. Membership 3. Chairman’s Annual report 4. Annual accounts 5. Programme for 2009/10 14 April Litter Pick Saturday 24 April 12 May 9 June 11 August 8 September 13 October 10 November (Christmas tree Saturday 4 December to Thursday 6 January?) 8

RSE Climate Change Inquiry

The Royal Society of Edinburgh is currently undertaking an inquiry into how they can best respond to climate change in Scotland. They are holding a number of public meeting over the coming months, with the first one in Dundee on the evening of the 14th January 2010. This event will take place at the Steps

The Emergency Services

During the Community Emergency Planning meeting this week,  the community was joined by representatives from Fife Fire & Rescue Service. We cannot stress enough how much value there was in having Tom Fox (Glenrothes Station Manager) and Neil McFarlane (Deputy Chief Fire Officer) come along to the meeting. Tom delivered an enlightening and informative presentation,

Emergency Planning

At last week’s Community Council meeting, it was agreed to organise a community led emergency planning meeting with a view to looking at how flooding can be responded to by the citizens of Freuchie. This is an extension of an idea put forward recently by Freuchie Flood Action Group. Freuchie Community Council will be hosting

Flood Barrier Demonstration

Freuchie Flood Action Group has organised for Flood Stoppers, a UK flood protection product company, to demonstrate their door flood guard products at 10am on Sunday 15th November 2009 down at Freuchie Mill. Every one with an interest is welcome to come along. Please let us know you’re coming so we can gauge numbers. Technorati