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To Flush or Not to Flush

You will be aware that flushing most wet wipes down the toilet can result in the formation of ‘fat bergs’ and they can end up on our beaches and riversides.  Thames 21 have issued the following information Although there has been an increase in products being labelled ‘Do Not Flush’, there are many wipes on […]

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Council Protects Ancient Woodland For Future Generations

Hillingdon Council has invested £88,000 to acquire a further 30 acres of ancient semi-natural woodland in Ruislip Woods, to manage and protect for future generations to enjoy. The Council worked with Ruislip Woods Trust to acquire Copse Wood which will become part of the council-owned Ruislip Woods National Nature Reserve. The nature reserve consists of 726 acres […]

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The River Pinn Project (Flood Alleviation)

The Environment Agency are pleased to announce that they have launched a dedicated webpage for the River Pinn project. Instead of sending briefing notes via email every quarter they will be updating the information contained on this page: https://consult.environment-agency.gov.uk/hnl/the-river-pinn-project-information-page/

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Residents Form Flood Action Groups

Some residents may be unaware that three Flood Action Groups (FLAGs) were formed last year following the serious flooding that took place in June 2016. They represent the residents of Park & Broadwood Avenues, Brook Drive & Evelyn Avenue and Cannon Brook (Wallington Close). If you would like to know more about their activities and […]

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