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Storm Henke Recovery Support: Have you been affected?

1st February 2024

Storm Henke hit North Somerset at the beginning of 2024, with gusts of wind up to 80mph on Tuesday, 2 January 2024. North Somerset Council is evaluating damages caused and encourage all businesses affected by this storm contact us by emailing business@n-somerset.gov.uk in the first instance.

As part of the Government’s flood recovery framework; businesses and community organisations affected may be eligible for business/community recovery grants of £500-2,500 or business rate relief schemes. If you have been impacted by the weather event, directly or indirectly then you may be eligible:

  • Directly impacted: such as flood damage to property, equipment, or stock.
  • Indirectly impacted: such as no/highly restricted access to premises, equipment, or stock due to flooding or disruption; resulting loss of trade.

If you have been impacted, we encourage you to email business@n-somerset.gov.uk by 29 February 2024 at latest. We will then review the local damages and if North Somerset has been impacted by Storm Henke and apply for recovery funding to support those affected.

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