The training and resource hub for community resilience groups in England
Communities Prepared equips community volunteer groups across the country with the knowledge, skills and confidence to prepare for, respond to and recover from, flooding, snow, storms, public health and other emergencies.
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Chew Magna Flood Wardens
Chew Magna was one of the first villages to benefit from support and volunteer training from the pilot phase of Communities Prepared. 3 years on, we chat to Lynne Easton, Parish Councillor and Flood Warden Coordinator, to hear how the flood volunteer group has been getting on.
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Lessons learnt from a year of lockdowns
Findings come from The National Lottery Community Fund’s Community Research Index suggests that the pandemic could be a step-change moment for the South West, leading people to make lasting changes to how they live their lives and the connections they build with friends, family and the wider community.