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Below is a collection of articles from our corporate news section, knowledge centre and events section.


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Who is responsible for managing flood risk?

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Understanding flood risk and which flood risk management authorities are responsible for managing different types of flood risk is important in enabling individuals and communities to become more resilient, gain the correct flood support they need, and recover from the event in the most efficient way.

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Reach Out INGS has been nominated

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Reach Out INGS has been nominated for the ‘Engaging with the Young Award’ as part of the Hull Neighbourhood Network Awards 2018. The award aims to recognise and commend projects engaging with young people to bring about positive changes for them and the areas that they live and play.

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Welcome to Newground Joanne!

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Joanne Dootson has started with us as a Volunteer Engagement Officer at Rhyddings Park, Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire.  The park has recently benefitted from a Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) project which has refurbished the coach house and glass house, created a kitchen garden and made many improvements to the park on a wider basis including the restoration of many beautiful original features.

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Effects of the summer weather on flooding

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As we move into autumn we can look back on the summer of 2018 and one of the hottest summers on record in the UK. We reflect on what affect this dry summer has had on flood risk, which highlights the importance of becoming more resilient to the impacts of summer conditions on flooding.

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Offshoots hosts UCLan students

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Offshoots in Burnley hosted a number of UCLan students this Thursday 20th September.  The students worked on various volunteer tasks throughout the day, including helping with removing some old raised beds and tidying up some of the other areas on site. As usual, the heavens opened and all the students were dripping wet by the time they had finished, but happy at their achievements when they…

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What's on at Shadsworth Hub

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Over the next few weeks, we are running a number of activities at our base Shadsworth Hub, Blackburn, for local residents and tenants.

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