South Craven Flood Control Measures

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Sutton-in-Craven Parish Council are hosting meetings to discuss issues related to flooding in South Craven. 

Members of North Yorkshire County Council, Environment Agency, Craven District Council and Parish Councils attended.

North Yorkshire County Council and the Environmment Agency are looking at a large-scale projects to tackle flooding in the area, but the projects are varying in scale.

A bid has been submited for funding for an Environment Agency led project to assess the flood risk and develop options - this has been put forward to be assessed. We will know the outcome hopefully sometime in July.

Considerable work has and is being carried out to improve highway drainage and the provision of additional sandbag stores at Valley View in Glusburn and Manor Way in Sutton. 

Key-holders who reside locally are to be identified to manage these sandbag stores. 

Things are moving in a positive direction for the future. But this process is going to take time.