The Suffolk Prepared website is full of information and provides key information on the Suffolk Resilience Forum and their role. This website can be a useful source of information which will continue to be added to as required so why not take a look at it now, "Suffolk Prepared". There is also "contact us" option so if you have any thoughts on the website or you can't find what your looking for then contact the SRF.
WeatherReady Winter Campaign - Severe weather has been much in the news this year already with named storms and record-breaking heat, the impacts of which could be worse because of the additional challenges of cost of living and energy crises.
In a recent survey the MET Office conducted, 42% of people still say they have been caught out by severe winter weather and that's where WeatherReady comes in! The campaign aims to bring together and share expert partner advice content designed to help people understand how they can best respond to the weather, so they not only stay safe, but are able to make the most of the different seasons.
Thinking ahead and preparing for what the weather may bring this winter can make a real difference. There are some simple steps you can take to stay safe and healthy at this time of year – from preparing your home or business to taking care of yourself, your family and neighbours.
Their pages provide up-to-date, expert seasonal advice from carefully selected organisations to help you prepare for and respond to the weather, to stay safe and protect yourself, your homes and businesses. Their useful tips can be accessed by looking on the WeatherReady Logo or here.
Connected for Warmth ;
SALC has been asked to share this scheme with councils. It is an award-winning grant scheme offering FREE energy-saving measures to homes across Britain, that can help you reduce your energy use and stay warm and well.
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Father Gritmas, Gritty Gritty Bang Bang and Spread Sheeran prepared for county’s cold snap
Winter has arrived, as Suffolk Highways prepares its gritting fleet for action. With 39 gritting lorries, around 17,000 tonnes of salt and a winter team of over 80 people, our depots are ready to spread salt and treat over 2,000 miles of roads across the county.
Suffolk Highways has been carefully planning for the arrival of the colder weather, including training and hiring drivers, checking the routes and preparing the gritting lorries for action. The service is responsible for gritting 36 Priority 1 (P1) routes, which amounts to around 1,259 miles, including all A and B roads (except trunk roads), roads to fire stations, hospitals, main bus routes and rail stations.
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