Deal & Walmer Neighbourhood Forum Meeting – Flooding

Posted on Nov 19, 2014

Flooding is the topic tonight (Wed 19th November) for the Deal and Walmer Neighbourhood Forum Meeting which will be held at St George’s Church, High Street, Deal at 6.30pm-9pm.

Key speakers from KCC and the Environment Agency will present on the recent flood defence works and future plans. This will be followed by a round table discussion where members of the audience can participate.

Programme Schedule:

18.30: Doors Open – Teas/Coffees , Welcome from Cllr Ian Kilberry

19.00: Presentation 1 – Flood Risk Management, Max Tant, KCC

19.15: Presentation 2 – Deal Flood Defence Project, Ray Foster, Ian Nunn, Louise Sturgeon, Environment Agency

19.30:  Over to you! Q&A session at tables with various facilitators  (Rotation every 15- 20 minutes)

20.30: Key Points Summary

Facilitators include speakers plus:

Katie Lewis (KCC Highways) – Drainage/Highways

Sue Carr (DDC) – Emergency Planning and flood risk insurance

Alan Faulkner/ Nick Silvester (Kent Fire and Rescue Services) – Impact of flooding and guidance

Come along. It’s important.

Deal & Walmer Neighbourhood Forum

This meeting is part of Dover District Council’s Neighbourhood Forum events.

Members of the public are welcome to attend these meetings, which are designed to:

  • Help you find out more about issues that are important to you
  • Provide an opportunity for local residents to communicate with representatives from various agencies in respect of topics of interest in their respective areas
  • Meet community needs by providing information that is of local interest or genuine concern

Have you got an issue that you think should be brought to a Neighbourhood Forum?

Email your topic to: or and tell them what matters to you! It would help if you could explain why you think your Forum should discuss a particular topic and what you would like to get from the meeting. This will ensure they focus on the right area and invite the most appropriate speakers.