Flood money deadline passes

Banbury Cake: The bids were made to the Environment Agency The bids were made to the Environment Agency

THE deadline to submit bids for flood defence funding for schemes in Oxfordshire ended yesterday.

Among the bids was money for the £125million Western Conveyance Channel – which would carry flood water around Oxford to the west of the city.

They were made to the Environment Agency as part of the West Thames area.

The bids will now be considered before they are due for approval by the Environment Agency’s national allocation team in May.

The decisions on final allocations on the funding will not be made until December.

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8:41am Wed 26 Mar 14

Geoff Grace says...

What plans and budget have been submitted to prevent central Bicester from flooding again ?
What plans and budget have been submitted to prevent central Bicester from flooding again ? Geoff Grace
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