SOMERSET FLOODS: Help and supplies pour in

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SEDGEMOOR District Council’s rest centre in Westfield Church, West Street, Bridgwater has helped 21 households so far from stricken villages on the Somerset Levels.

Donations of food, drink and other supplies have been pouring in; so much so, that the volunteer organisations and SDC staff  are overwhelmed with ‘stuff’.  Their message is – thank you so, so  much, we really don’t need any more at present and we do not want anything to go to waste.   Obviously, as the emergency is likely to continue for the immediate future, stocks will need to be replenished.

Sedgemoor Direct (0845 408 2540) are logging offers of help and taking contact numbers, so when supplies are needed, your kind donations will be accepted then.

Sedgemoor Direct (0845 408 2540) is open for flood-related calls on 0845 408 2540 until 6pm this evening Sunday).

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7:32pm Sun 9 Feb 14

Jamie225 says...

Inside the Environment Agency have been exposing the failings of the Environment Agency for going on a year now http://www.insidethe
environmentagency.co
.uk - others have been exposing these failings for much longer.
Inside the Environment Agency have been exposing the failings of the Environment Agency for going on a year now http://www.insidethe environmentagency.co .uk - others have been exposing these failings for much longer. Jamie225
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10:24pm Tue 11 Feb 14

Blue Owl says...

Eric Pickles nailed it on Andrew Marr On Sunday BBC programme, he said the listen to the Environment Agency, the So-Called Experts, he said the information supplied was flawed, the reason they did not Dredge, he Apologised to the Residents Affected, unreservedly, good on him for being so Candid.
I for 10 years, challenged the Environment Agency, and SCC Officers, who all lied and trotted out their misleading Mantra's, dredging was not the answer, the Silt was Contaminated, Hey presto !!! Bloody Amazing, the Silt and Sludge has Miraclously , self -Cleansed, now the Tone is needed to be Dredged, Now the River Parrett is no longer
!! it Never Was, !!. They @ the Environment Agency, from the Top Down ,from Lord Chris Smith need to be Sacked and the Agency returned to the Local Drainage Boards , as they were 20 years ago. Lord Smith ( Lab) Quango Chair, on £100.000 per year must go, £2000 per week for 3 day max week.
Do not feel sorry, he is probably a £ Multi millionaire, still gets his expenses, for sitting in the Lords, a I wonder how many days a year he Sits, and how many other Quangos he sits on, and how many Director ships he has of Companies.........th
e residents of BurrowBridge and Moorland rightly gave him a roasting when he visited 2 Weeks too late, also Farage UKIP, Nigel,, electioneering, with his waders and Countryset Jacket, photo Op or what...
David L Preece
Blue-Owl.
Eric Pickles nailed it on Andrew Marr On Sunday BBC programme, he said the listen to the Environment Agency, the So-Called Experts, he said the information supplied was flawed, the reason they did not Dredge, he Apologised to the Residents Affected, unreservedly, good on him for being so Candid. I for 10 years, challenged the Environment Agency, and SCC Officers, who all lied and trotted out their misleading Mantra's, dredging was not the answer, the Silt was Contaminated, Hey presto !!! Bloody Amazing, the Silt and Sludge has Miraclously , self -Cleansed, now the Tone is needed to be Dredged, Now the River Parrett is no longer !! it Never Was, !!. They @ the Environment Agency, from the Top Down ,from Lord Chris Smith need to be Sacked and the Agency returned to the Local Drainage Boards , as they were 20 years ago. Lord Smith ( Lab) Quango Chair, on £100.000 per year must go, £2000 per week for 3 day max week. Do not feel sorry, he is probably a £ Multi millionaire, still gets his expenses, for sitting in the Lords, a I wonder how many days a year he Sits, and how many other Quangos he sits on, and how many Director ships he has of Companies.........th e residents of BurrowBridge and Moorland rightly gave him a roasting when he visited 2 Weeks too late, also Farage UKIP, Nigel,, electioneering, with his waders and Countryset Jacket, photo Op or what... David L Preece Blue-Owl. Blue Owl
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9:34am Fri 14 Feb 14

Frontier_Pharmacist says...

David, all politicians, including yourself when you were a councillor, never miss an opportunity to get your picture in the papers. You only need to look at the pictures of the first flood meeting earlier this week, so many councillors all milling about near the cameras. Sickening and pathetic. All this when FLAG have young mums transporting bales of straw in their own cars. Shame on SCC & SDC politicians, shame on gold and silver commands.
David, all politicians, including yourself when you were a councillor, never miss an opportunity to get your picture in the papers. You only need to look at the pictures of the first flood meeting earlier this week, so many councillors all milling about near the cameras. Sickening and pathetic. All this when FLAG have young mums transporting bales of straw in their own cars. Shame on SCC & SDC politicians, shame on gold and silver commands. Frontier_Pharmacist
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