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Emergency Plan

Community Resilience

The Parish Council has set up the Community Resilience Working Group to look at the following matters:

  • Annual Review of the Parish Emergency Plan 
  • Response preparation to emergency events 
  • Consideration of flood mitigation matters

Covid-19 Pandemic

Advice from Winchester City Council

Advice from Hampshire County Council

Advice from the UK Government

Advice from the NHS

If you are resident in the village and need help with groceries or prescriptions, please contact the Clerk who can direct you to a community support group.


As a result of the flooding in early 2014, the Parish Council has been gathering learning points from residents, and is working on an Emergency Plan which should be consulted in the event of an emergency such as a flood.  Regular meetings are being held with Hampshire County Council to determine how flood water will be managed in the future.

Information about groundwater levels is monitored and is available at

The Environment Agency have advice on how to deal with Flooding from Groundwater.

Flood Alerts are available from the Environment Agency, and residents are encouraged to sign up at:

Hampshire County Council have also prepared advice on flooding

Residents whose properties have water running through or who have a water course on their boundary may be responsible for it.  More information is available on the Government website Owning a Watercourse and from Hampshire County Council on Ditch Maintenance or download the HCC leaflet below which explains the responsibilities of the riparian landlords.


The Parish Councils of Headbourne Worthy, Kings Worthy and Littleton have been working with HCC since 2014 to determine how to improve infrastructure to manage flood conditions better: