Borth Community Council have updated and expanded the Community Flood Plan to include storms, power cuts, prolonged snow and fire. It is now a Community Emergency Plan.
We have worked with the local Coastguard, RNLI, Ceredigion County Council and Natural Resources Wales to produce the plan and have also included our experience gained from the 2013 & 2014 winter storms, high tides and flooding events.
The Community Emergency Plan won’t fossilise, as a Council we will keep it under review and up to date so that it meets the needs of residents, businesses, visitors and tourists in Borth and Ynyslas.
Volunteer Community Wardens are an important part of any response, they help to communicate messages to residents in their ‘patch’, helping to keep people safe. Let us know if you don’t know who your Community Warden is, we can put you in touch.
We have approximately 46 Flood Wardens in Borth and 7+ in Ynyslas. We always welcome more and are looking for Community Wardens in Upper Borth. If you would like to become a Community Warden, please contact Jill Hulse 871256 or Mike Wilcox 871245.
Borth Community Council have approved the Community Flood Plan (3rd February 2014) and the Community Emergency Plan (May 2017).
The Plan is available for your information below.
Click for:- Check Flood Warnings
Plan Presentation:- Borth & Ynyslas Flood Plan Presentation pfd
Print Out:- Personal Flood Plan Check List
Print Out:- Sandbags, How to use them
Print Out:- Sandbag Policy - Fact Sheet
Print Out:- Making insurance available and affordable for homes affected by flooding English\Cymraeg
Print Out:- Flood Warnings Available online. English
Print Out:- Flood Warnings Available online. Cymraeg
Ceredigion County Council:- Severe Weather Advice
Ceredigion County Council:- Advice in Emergencies
Met Office:- Get ready for Winter campaign
Met Office Community Resilience New
Useful links for the public on how to register for email weather warning alerts, download the weather app, provide reports of weather impacts.
Also “What to do” guides which give tips on what to do in the different types of severe weather and links to a community resilience leaflet.
Met Office:- Met Office Community Resilience
Floodline: 0845 9881188
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