Flooding in Stoney Stanton

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A public meeting has been arranged for residents of Stoney Stanton, taking place at 6pm on Tuesday 22 October in the Village Hall.

The evening will be a follow-up for residents to find out the County Council's initial investigation findings, as well as raise any questions or queries.

Five agencies are confirmed to be attending the evening

  • Blaby District Council
  • Leicestershire County Council
  • Severn Trent Water
  • Local Resilience Partnership
  • Local elected Councillors

We are waiting to hear from both the Environment Agency and Bellway Homes as to whether they will be at the meeting.

100 seats will be available at the public meeting. Priority will be given to residents of Stoney Stanton.

Notes of the meeting will be taken and shared with the Parish Council for any residents who are unable to attend the meeting.

General Update

  • We are continuing to work with partners, including the County Council and Parish Council following last week's floods
  • Leicestershire County Council are responsible for roadside drains on the highway. If you wish to report a blocked drain you can use their online form
  • Whilst responsibility for clearing may lie with other authorities, we want to help and support the residents of Stoney Stanton. We will continue checking storm drains in the area in periods of heavy rainfall and remove any obstructions if this is necessary
  • The last check took place last Friday, with another check due this week following forecasts for more heavy rain
  • If you have any pictures or videos of last week's flooding please send these to Leicestershire County Council's Flooding Team
10 October 2019
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