Category Archives: Flooding

Environment Agency – Response

I raised the issues in Environment Agency Failure To Clean Pock Beck with the EA. I would like to thank the EA for their prompt response. “I am not aware of any CCTV reports that recommend a clean out of … Continue reading

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Environment Agency Failure To Clean Pock Beck

I am informed that three times the Environment Agency (EA) have had cameras down the Pocklington Beck, three times it has been reported that a clean out is required but three times there has been no action.  I have requested … Continue reading

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Wilberfoss Quarry – Residents Concerns

Residents have raised concerns with regards the flow of water and mud onto the highway outside the Wilberfoss Quarry. As this is now causing damage to the road I have requested ERYC to repair the road and seek a solution … Continue reading

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Pocklington Emergency Plan Must Empower Residents

“One of the scenarios that the plan has to cope with is Pocklington being cut off.” ERYC officer. For the Pocklington Emergency Plan to be more than a paper ticking exercise it must empower residents in advance. The following comments, … Continue reading

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Pock Town Council Failed Emergency Plan

Residents will soon realise why Pocklington Town Council (PTC) Emergency Plan was kept top-secret when they read it for themselves. Please see Pocklington Town Council Failed Emergency Plan One of the scenarios that the plan has to cope with is Pocklington being … Continue reading

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Pock Beck – Prompt Response By ERYC

By 08.06 this morning I had received a response from ERYC to my request for maintenance of Pock Beck. “I have forwarded your concerns onto xxxxx at the EA, and asked him to inspect / clean the Beck as required. … Continue reading

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PTC Accept Bund Application On “Face Value”

A fundamental aspect of a Parish/Town Council duties is to consider Planning Applications in their area. At the Town Council Meeting on 28th June 2017 the Pocklington Flood alleviation Scheme was discussed. Town Councillors stated “that they had to take the … Continue reading

Posted in ERYC, Flooding, Planning, Pocklington

Pock Beck – Maintenance Requested

Pocklington Beck is in urgent need of cleaning. I have asked that ERYC request the EA to clean the Beck at the earliest opportunity.

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PTC Forced To Make Emergency Plan Public

Last Wednesday I revealed that the Pocklington Town Council (PTC) Emergency Plan is top-secret and is not available for residents to familiarise themselves with in case of emergency. Forced To Publish Thanks to a FOI request from New Zealand I … Continue reading

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Grenfell Tower Disaster – Lesson 2 – Pocklington Bund

East Riding of Yorkshire Council falsely informed residents that: “The effects of flooding from the Pocklington Beck spilling over into the town centre during 2007, 2012 and 2015 has caused significant damage to business premises, residences and infrastructure.” The fundamental … Continue reading

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