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Flooding & Emergency Meeting

HIRA's October 19th 7:30 pm Free Open Public Meeting will host presentations by Havant Borough Council's Eastern Solent and Coastal Partnership on Flooding issues, and Havant's Lead for Emergency Planning and Community Resilience. This is Islanders' chance to hear the facts and put their questions on these vital issues. The Infrastructure Advisory Group for Hayling has already benefitted from these presentations and HIRA thinks it essential that the Hayling public are aware of them too. Please encourage your friends and neighbours to come along to listen and ask their questions too. Venue: Hayling College Main Hall Day & Time: Thursday, October 19th 7:30 pm sharp ALL WELCOME

Farmland Development

Barratt will present a Public Exhibition at Hayling Island Community Centre for its proposed Residential Development on farmland off Sinah Lane and close to the Billy Trail. Date: Wednesday October 4th 1 pm - 7:30 pm. It is vital that everyone remotely concerned about increasing development on Hayling attend and inform themselves about this proposed development. We understand that this is one of the few fields that would be well above any possible, future flooding on Hayling and, as such, we should be ensuring that it is protected from building works that would prevent it from being used in the future to provide essential public buildings and even refuge. It is important to keep in mind t

Hayling's Emergency Planning

According to Government expectations (see Government Publications: Community Resilience October 2016), the public must be aware of the impact of any emergencies at both individual and business level, and have planned to minimise such an impact. At the last Infrastructure Review Advisory Group (IRAG) we had copy of Havant Borough Council’s Draft Emergency Plan. HIRA members have submitted extensive amendments and requested an annual table top exercise on Hayling, involving key Island support groups, so that the local public can be made properly aware of individual and responsible readiness. We await further discussion with the Officer responsible. At the same Advisory Group meeting, it wa

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