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What we can learn from Irma

Following a huge tragedy in the Caribbean, we send our thoughts and prayers to those who have been affected by this disaster. We also believe it is right to learn what we can from every disaster; however big or small. Each flooding event is a catastrophe for the individual – particularly where something personally valuable […]

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Boscastle: I was there

The day a flash flood smashed its way through a Cornish village has been remembered on a national radio station. BBC 5 Live went back to 16th August 2004 when a river suddenly turned into a torrent and caused massive destruction to Boscastle.

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Richfords team prepare for Help for Heroes Triathlon

A dedicated team of of our damage restoration experts are training hard for the upcoming London Triathlon on 22nd July, raising hundreds of pounds for Help For Heroes.

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Richfords supports local heritage with litter pick

At Richfords, we are passionate about preservation of our national heritage as well as taking care of our local community. We decided help the community and make a difference.

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Richfords host managing moisture CPD session

Richfords are delighted to be working with the CIOB to be hosting an upcoming session for the building and construction industry on managing moisture on projects.

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Concerns over construction quality in new builds

An article published by The Guardian newspaper has recently covered concerns about the quality of some new-build homes across the country.

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Construction Industry has much to learn on building resilience from flooding

The chairman of the Environment, Food & Rural Affairs Select Committee, Neil Parish MP, has been on a fact-finding mission to a damage restoration depot in his own constituency.

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How technology is fighting excess moisture

The rapid advance in mobile internet technology means a growing range of possibilities for damage restoration. We look at three key examples.

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The importance of protecting agricultural land from flooding

The National Farmers Union is outlining its case in its new Flooding Manifesto, which insists that further funding is needed to make coastal farmland more resilient when extreme weather hits and tidal surges put pressure on defenses.

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MPs demand an end to ‘fragmented’ flood management

A panel of MPs are claiming the Government needs to tackle urgently what it considers ‘fragmented and ineffective’ flood management. However, ministers have rejected the Commons Environment Committee’s criticism that more needs to be done on how flooding is affecting home insurance and local authority planning. One idea proposed by the Environment, Food and Rural […]

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