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** Flood Appeal Information **

Applications Now Open for Nottinghamshire Flood Appeal

People affected in Bassetlaw by the November Floods can now apply to the Nottinghamshire Flood Appeal for a hardship grant of up to £500. The appeal, administered by the Lincolnshire Community Foundation sees funds raised by the Bassetlaw Flood Appeal, merged with the wider County appeal, in order to take advantage of Government match funding.

Initial applications for the fund can be made up until the 4th February.

For more information and to download an application form and guidance notes please click here,  Paper copies are available from the Council Offices in Worksop and Retford as well as the temporary Worksop Library in the Priory Centre.

Please see below for information regarding the recent flooding throughout Bassetlaw:

Bassetlaw District Council has launched an emergency appeal in response to the widespread flooding that has affected areas of the District, including Worksop, Retford and Shireoaks.  This appeal will support the families and local people whose homes and belongings have been damaged by the flood waters.  If you are able to help and would like to make a donation, please click here.

If you would like to donate clothes, bedding, toys and smaller items, The Poplars Church and Love Worksop will be accepting donations on a daily basis from Thursday 14th November between 10am-1pm.  They are based at the Golden Ball, 3 Victoria Square, Worksop S80 1DX.

If you would like to make donations of food and cleaning products, please send these to Bassetlaw Food Bank.  They have centres at 78 Lowtown Street, Worksop S80 2JR and Unit E, Buttermarket House, Exchange Street, Retford DN22 6BP.  Both centres are open Monday to Friday, between 10am-2pm.

Thank you to everyone who has already contributed to the flood relief efforts in Bassetlaw.

For those families and individuals who have been victims of the flooding, frequently asked questions to Notts County Council are available here.  This link includes information around who to contact, disposal of damaged household items, financial queries and health risks.  Also includes information for local businesses who may have been affected.



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