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Pocklington Flood Alleviation Scheme

The proposed location of the Pocklington Flood Alleviation Scheme can be seen below. The photo is taken from The Mile. ERYC Press Release A chance to find out about plans to prevent flooding in Pocklington town centre A public consultation session … Continue reading

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Pocklington Beck Pollution – Environment Agency Statement

The Environment Agency have issued the following statement with regards the recent pollution of Pocklington Beck. “The reports of intermittent sediment contamination of Pocklington Beck have been investigated on a number of different occasions specifically over the last year. The … Continue reading

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Pocklington Planning Applications

It is a busy day in County Hall today as the planning applications for the Pocklington Flood Alleviation Scheme and the adjoining development go before planning. I will be speaking on both applications and believe both should either be refused or … Continue reading

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Pocklington Flooding – Recommendations To Address

Almost ten years ago Pocklington Town Council paid £20,000 to commission a report into the cause of the flooding on 25th June 2007 in the Pocklington Parish and recommended alleviation actions. Reading through the report I am unsure if the recommendations … Continue reading

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Pock Flood Defence – Questions To Sir Greg

Many will have read the article below a month ago in the Pocklington Post. Questions To Sir Greg Given the recent concerns raised about the Pocklington Flood Alleviation Scheme (FAS) I have asked Sir Greg: In relation to the £500,000 … Continue reading

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Pock Flood Defence – Unmitigated Risks

Before either the Pocklington Flood Alleviation Scheme (FAS) or the adjoining 200 dwelling Persimmon Development can be granted planning permission a risk assessment must be undertaken. I am informed at this point: This will reveal risks which cannot be mitigated. … Continue reading

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Pock Post – Flood Alleviation Scheme

It is good to see the Pocklington Post report, on this weeks front page, the concerns about the Flood Alleviation Scheme.

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Pock Flood Alleviation Scheme – Update

Within two hours of raising the issues in Pock Flood Alleviation Scheme – Fundamentally Flawed  I received a holding email from Alan Menzies, ERYC Director of Planning and Economic Regeneration saying he will respond to me with a full response in due course. It is … Continue reading

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Pock Flood Alleviation Scheme – Fundamentally Flawed

Flood Alleviation Scheme (FAS) bunds that retain more than 25K cu.m. of water are classified as “large raised reservoirs” under the Reservoirs Act of 1975. The close proximity of the Pocklington bund to more than 10 houses makes it “high … Continue reading

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The Mile Development – Planning Application Deferred

I would like to congratulate members sitting on the planning committee this afternoon for making two appropriate decisions in relation to Pocklington. Pocklington Flood Alleviation Scheme This was approved. I disagree with the suitability of the PFAS but I fully … Continue reading

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