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Title: SAVE THE DATE: 23rd August 2018, Cookham Flood Response Training
Post by: Cookham Webmaster on June 30, 2018, 12:29:31 PM
From Cookham Parish Council

If you want to know how to help the village in times of flood this event is for you.  Cookham Flood Response Training is open to all residents and will also be attended by local emergency planning professionals.

A former Water Emergency Advisor to governmentís COBRA committee is organising a short, evening tabletop training event under the auspices of Cookham Parish Council. Itís designed to be fun and sociable, as well as informative.  At the end of the evening you will understand how to offer and find help during a flood, and what information to gather and send, and where to send it to get things done.

The event begins at about 630pm on 23rd August (confirmation and full details to follow).

If you know others who may be interested in attending please ask them to register to receive Cookham Flood and Emergency News by emailing cookhamflood@gmail.com.


Title: Re: SAVE THE DATE: 23rd August 2018, Cookham Flood Response Training
Post by: fehewer on July 28, 2018, 01:09:49 PM
BOOKING FOR EXERCISE WALNUT IS NOW OPEN

Cookham Parish Council invites you to attend
Cookham Flood and Emergency Response Training - Exercise Walnut
on Thursday 23rd August
from 18.30 to 21.30
at Moor Hall Conference Centre, Cookham, SL6 9QH.
Please book your place by emailing cookhamflood@gmail.com before 14th August.

The event is open to all residents and local emergency planning professionals. Please book your place by emailing cookhamflood@gmail.com before 14th August.  We can only guarantee a place to those who book in advance.  We will send confirmation of your booking, and joining instructions about a week before the event.

The training will be a tabletop exercise, based around group discussions supported by facilitators.   We will work through several scenarios designed by a former Water Emergency Advisor to governmentís COBRA committee with the support of the Environment Agency. The event will also be attended by members of the Joint Emergency Planning Centre (which serves RBWM, Bracknell Forest and West Berks Councils). Itís designed to be fun and sociable, as well as informative.  At the end of the evening you will understand how to offer and find help during a flood or other emergency, and what information to gather and send, and where to send it to get things done.

The training will begin promptly at 18.30 and finish at 21.30.  A cash bar will be open for drinks and bar meals before and after the training from 17.00 to 23.00.


Title: Re: SAVE THE DATE: 23rd August 2018, Cookham Flood Response Training
Post by: Cookham Webmaster on August 07, 2018, 11:12:07 AM
Places are still available for the Cookham Flood and Emergency Response Training (Exercise Walnut) on Thursday 23rd August from 18.30 to 21.30  at Moor Hall Conference Centre, Cookham, SL6 9QH. 



A cash bar will be open to participants for bar meals and drinks from 5pm.