Such incidents may be industrial, transport accidents or events of natural causes such as the severe flooding experienced at Attenborough in 2000.
Integrated Emergency Planning
Broxtowe Borough Council is a signatory to the Nottinghamshire Integrated Emergency Plan and as such forms part of a structured approach to dealing with emergencies in Nottinghamshire or providing assistance to its neighbouring counties when they request it.
To plan for the most effective response to major emergencies and to ensure all essential Council services are maintained in the event of a crisis we work with:
Nottinghamshire County Council
Other neighbouring District and Borough Councils
Nottinghamshire Emergency Services such as Fire, Police and Health
Government Departments and Agencies such as the Environment Agency and the Health and Safety Executive
Voluntary Organisations such as the British Red Cross, St. Johns Ambulance Association and the Women's Royal volunteer Service.
Preparing for Emergencies
Visit the Preparing for Emergencies website for information on how to protect yourself and your family in the event of an emergency.
Severe Weather & Flood Warnings
The Environment Agency is responsible for the dissemination of information regarding flood warnings to the public.
The flood watch plan categorises the risk of flooding into the following phases:
|Severe Flood Warning|
In the event of heavy rain and rising water levels, the public are urged to monitor the Environment Agency's Website or contact the Environment Agency Flood Line on Flood line on 0345 988 1188, for up to date information on flooding levels nationally.
Also view our Guidance on Filling and Laying Sand Bags.