Category Archives: Flooding

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

Posted in Flooding, Pocklington

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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Grenfell Tower Disaster – Lesson 1 – PTC Emergency Plan

In Top Secret – Pocklington Town Council Emergency Plan I explained how Pock Town Council (PTC) believe it acceptable and appropriate for the Pocklington Emergency Plan to be Top Secret. On the morning of the Grenfell Tower Disaster, I phoned the PTC … Continue reading

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Top Secret – Pocklington Town Council Emergency Plan

The Pocklington Town Council (PTC) Emergency Plan is top-secret and is not available for residents to familiarise themselves with in case of emergency. The whole purpose of an Emergency Plan is to mitigate risk and prepare. I believe making the … Continue reading

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Greg Knight Number One Success Failed

Last night I received Greg Knights election leaflet and was amazed to read his number one achievement: “Obtained flood defences for Stamford Bridge”Yes there was a wall built around 2008 but it did not prevent major flooding as was seen … Continue reading

Posted in Conservative, Election, Flooding, Stamford Bridge

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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Pocklington Bund – A White Elephant

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

Posted in ERYC, Flooding, Pocklington

Pocklington Flooding Meeting

Yesterday myself and two residents meet with Alan Menzies, ERYC Director of Planning, two ERYC officers and a representative of the Environment Agency at County Hall to discuss the Pocklington Bund. Proposed Pocklington Development/Bund Location From Rear Of Denison Road I … Continue reading

Posted in ERYC, Flooding, Planning, Pocklington

Pocklington Flood Solution Or Flood Hazard

Today I received the leaflet below which will be distributed to various Pocklington addresses over the coming days.                        Back Page                   … Continue reading

Posted in Flooding, Leaflet, Pocklington

Persimmon Mile Development – Application Remains Invalid

I can confirm that the Permission Mile Development application remains invalid. Meeting Offer ERYC have their advisors and I have mine. In essence we all desire the same outcome – a safe flood alleviation scheme for Pocklington. As my advisors and I … Continue reading

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