SRA Annual Report 2019-20: Community grants
The SRA funds a small number of grants for equipment and training given to Somerset communities by Somerset Prepared. Four places benefitted in 2019-20:
Allerford & Selworthy Community Hall (Somerset West and Taunton) – shed for storing resilience equipment.
Dulverton Town Council (Somerset West and Taunton) – solid base for flood resilience shed to protect contents from vermin, sand and sand bags, hi-viz jackets, heavy duty gloves, black plastic for defence of properties.
Ham Village Flood Committee (South Somerset) – two water depth marker boards for installation at Ham footbridge and Coalharbour bridge.
Holcombe Parish Council (Mendip) – heavy duty storage box and equipment including hi-viz jackets, emergency blankets, torches and a portable battery radio for listening to emergency updates on BBC Radio Somerset.