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River Tone stripped of trees

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Anglers ‘heartbroken’ as stretch of River Tone stripped of trees Environment Agency devastates banks of river near Taunton ‘to protect properties in Bathpool’ Banks of the River Tone after the Environment agency cleared a 250-metre stretch. Photograph: Dominic Garnett/PA Maya Wolfe-Robinson Sun 6 Feb 2022 11.00 GMT Anglers are “heartbroken” after a 250-metre stretch of ….  Read More

The Environment Act 2021

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Environment Act 2021 – November 2021 An Act to make provision about targets, plans and policies for improving the natural environment; for statements and reports about environmental protection; for the Office for Environmental Protection; about waste and resource efficiency; about air quality; for the recall of products that fail to meet environmental standards; about water; ….  Read More

Extract from Parliamentary Report on flooding – ref ‘meaningful engagement’

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Extract from report 142.    We have listened with great concern to evidence that local communities feel disengaged and ignored in decisions relevant to flood risk. It is clear that, where risk management authorities do engage with local people, this engagement is often not perceived as meaningful or impactful. Communities must not be treated as groups who have ….  Read More

Splash - overgrown

The Splash at Wraysbury 25-7-2021

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  The Splash at The Green in Wraysbury has gone dry and is overgrown due to channel blockages upstream towards Wraysbury Station in the Station Road area.  These blockages were referred to in a previous page (dated 3-4-2020) and have not been cleared for over one year.  The previous page can be found here Image ….  Read More

Wraysbury parish council has ‘no confidence’ in two ward councillors

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Wraysbury parish council has ‘no confidence’ in two ward councillors               – Windsor Observer 22/6/2021 By James Bagley Local Democracy Reporter (From left) Cllrs Gary Muir and David Cannon AN ANGRY parish council have said they have ‘no confidence’ in their two ward councillors after they “failed” to support a petition on an essential flood defence scheme. ….  Read More

Motions for Parish Council Meetings 21 June 2021

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The following extracts from the two current agendas for the Datchet and Wraysbury Parish Council meetings can be found on their respective web sites. Datchet PC Flooding and Drainage Lead Councillor’s Report and any recommendations (Cllr I. Thompson) Motion 1: To confirm that Datchet Parish Council recognises the importance of Channel One as part of ….  Read More