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- Check the National Flood Forum or speak to a Floodline adviser to find out how to stay safe: T: 0345 988 1188 / 24-hour service.
- Plan ahead: See Government advice on how to prepare for flooding. Open link: http://bit.ly/FloodP
- The British Red Cross offer practical advice on how to prepare for a flood. See: www.redcross.org.uk/get-help/prepare-for-emergencies/how-to-prepare-for-floods-and-flooding
- Public Health England – advice and help to manage the mental health impacts of flooding. See: www.gov.uk/government/publications/flooding-health-advice-mental-health-following-floods
- Association of British Insurers – helpful advice around property insurance. See: www.abi.org.uk/products-and-issues/topics-and-issues/flooding/recovering-from-a-flood/
- You can also report a flood or possible cause of flooding.
- If you need to travel, Check flood warnings.
- Add a weather app such as the Met Office app to your phone.
- Pumping water out of a property: You may need a permit to pump water out of a property. If you want to pump the water into:
>> Rivers, ditches or watercourses, check with your local Environment Agency office
>> Public sewers, check with your water company
>> Street drains, highways of highway ditches, check with the Norfolk Highways Authority.
You can also ask your local fire brigade for help pumping out water. They may charge a fee and can help you get a permit.
Rubbish, Recycling and Bin Collection
You Are Not Alone Confidential support from doctors or counsellors for those suffering from depression or those concerned about others
The Transparency Code (Smaller Authorities) and The Local Audit (Smaller Authorities) Regulations 2015
South Norfolk Tree Wardens Network
Carers Matter Norfolk – Handbook
South Norfolk Planning Applications
Norfolk Accident Rescue Service (NARS)
Roads, Footpaths and Transport – Report a Problem
Walking in Norfolk Free walks to download and print
Chet Valley Churches (inc link to Contact Magazine)
Hales & Heckingham Parish Council Facebook
As a resident of Hales & Heckingham, you may also be interested in becoming a member of the “Hales and Heckingham Things” Facebook Group (It is a residents only group offering comments, news and responding to queries. In essence, all things Hales and Heckingham.)