Floods

Off-roaders ‘tear up’ flooded fields in Derbyshire

Off-roaders ‘tear up’ flooded fields in Derbyshire

Derbyshire Rural Crime Team is looking for a group of “moron” off-roaders that damaged the terrain of some fields at...

February 22, 2022

2017 flood fund opens for NI’s northwest farmers

2017 flood fund opens for NI’s northwest farmers

A £2.7 million flood support fund has opened for applications from northwest farmers affected by flashfloods and landslides in 2017....

July 28, 2021

£19 million allocated for flood protection projects in NI

£19 million allocated for flood protection projects in NI

Northern Ireland Infrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon has allocated £19 million for flood protection projects across the North in her 2021/22...

June 9, 2021

Poots urged to expand criteria for North West floods support

Poots urged to expand criteria for North West floods support

Northern Ireland Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots has been urged to widen the criteria of a support package for farmers afflicted...

June 3, 2021

North West floods: Applications for payments to open in August

North West floods: Applications for payments to open in August

A long-awaited support package for farmers in the North West affected by floods in 2017 will open for applications in...

June 3, 2021

£3.5 million announced for Sperrins flood farmers

£3.5 million announced for Sperrins flood farmers

Minister Poots is understood to have announced a £3.5 million support package for farmers in the Sperrins affected by floods...

April 28, 2021

Government proposes further support for flood resilience measures

Government proposes further support for flood resilience measures

Householders in flood-hit areas, who install property flood resilience measures – such as flood barriers, air brick covers, and flood...

February 1, 2021

£6.5 million Shimna River flood alleviation scheme to aid victims of Storm Francis

£6.5 million Shimna River flood alleviation scheme to aid victims of Storm Francis

Infrastructure Minister in Northern Ireland Nichola Mallon has today (Monday December 14) signed the confirmation order for the £6.5 million...

December 14, 2020

Glenelly Valley flood farmers: ‘We are as much value as the Primark fire businesses’

Glenelly Valley flood farmers: ‘We are as much value as the Primark fire businesses’

Tyrone farmers whose businesses were devastated by flash flooding three years ago say they feel “let down” by empty promises...

August 7, 2020

How one north-west family made decent silage during the ‘worst summer in a generation’

How one north-west family made decent silage during the ‘worst summer in a generation’

The headlines from the north-west last summer were far from good for grassland farmers – yet good silage was still...

February 23, 2018

‘We feel like we’ve been forgotten about’ – flood-stricken farmers

‘We feel like we’ve been forgotten about’ – flood-stricken farmers

Farmers in the north-west who saw their farms devastated by flooding last summer say they feel as if they have...

February 2, 2018

Pics: Flooding has turned one Mayo farm into the ‘local lake’

Pics: Flooding has turned one Mayo farm into the ‘local lake’

A Mayo farm family’s home and farmland has now become ‘the local lake‘, after flooding has devastated the area. Stephen...

December 14, 2015