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

Congratulations Councillors

Freuchie Flood Action Group would like to congratulate Cllr Donald Lothian and Cllr David MacDiarmid on their successful re-election and welcome Cllr Andy Heer to be the latest representative of Freuchie. These three councillors will be representing The Howe of Fife and Tay Coast (Ward 17), of which Freuchie is a part, for the next

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

Scotland Tonight

Following flooding in the West of Scotland over the last few days, Paul Hendy of the Scottish Flood Forum was interviewed by David MacKay on Scotland Tonight. Paul Hendy of Scottish Flood Forum interviewed on Scotland Tonight–26/11/2011 Do you agree or disagree with the comments made by Paul? It is becoming increasingly clear that years