Cotting Burn dam will be renamed “The Hargreaves Dam” in memory of RFCC Chairman Jon Hargreaves, who passed away in October 2016.Read the full story ›
Cleveland Police are warning drivers to take care on the region's roads after flash flooding.
Please avoid Fabian Road towards the Trunk Road and Church Lane in Eston. Emergency service are on scene and dealing with flooding.
Almost a year after the Boxing Day floods devastated parts of York, some businesses are still closed.Read the full story ›
The Environment Agency says it's confident there won't be a repeat of last year's Boxing Day floods.Read the full story ›
A year since severe storms across the North of England, a charity says it is 'braced' to support people at risk of flooding.
The National Flood Forum helps communities and individuals who face flooding and supports those who have been affected.
It says calls to its helpline more than doubled last winter, compared with the year before, as Storms Desmond, Eva and Frank caused devastation in areas like the Tyne Valley, York and parts of North Yorkshire.
Paul Cobbing from the National Flood Forum said the trauma of being flooded can have a long term impact on people, and says those hit last year may be worrying that the same thing could happen again.
Flood recovery is all-consuming and as we approach another winter we know that the sound of rain can send people into a panic that they may have to face it all over again.
The charity says it is keen to spread the message that support is available for people who have experienced flooding.
A year on, we look back on the Storm which saw the highest river levels on the River Tyne since the great flood of 1771Read the full story ›
It sets out our options to reduce the risk of flooding to 2,000 properties across 10 York communities.Read the full story ›
After hundreds of homes and dozens of businesses were swamped in York's worst floods in a decade, soldiers from North Yorkshire have been learning how to use temporary barriers are part of the huge effort to hold back the waters this winter.
They are among 1200 troops on twenty four hour standby to help deal with emergencies.
The government committed £12.5 million for new temporary flood defences and pumps following a review into last December's crisis and new temporary barriers and today's training is part of the plans.
A Flood Alert has been issued by the Environment Agency for the North Sea Coast from Staithes to Whitby including tidal River Esk.
Low lying coastal land and roads will be affected first.
The Flood alert is in force for high tides between 3:45pm and 4:30 today (Tuesday 15th November).
Overtopping and wind-blown spray is expected to cause localised flooding in the times stated.
York Central MP Rachael Maskell says the government's plans for new flood defences in the North of England aren't considered enough.Read the full story ›