Grantham’s community radio station Gravity FM gets behind flood appeal

Firecrews from Sleaford, along with Boston and Gainsborough were mobilised to Carlisle in Cumbria on Friday after severe flooding. EMN-150712-172536001 EMN-150712-172536001
Firecrews from Sleaford, along with Boston and Gainsborough were mobilised to Carlisle in Cumbria on Friday after severe flooding. EMN-150712-172536001 EMN-150712-172536001

Community radio station Gravity FM is urging people to donate items to help people affected by the floods in northern England.

The station is supporting Sleaford and District Round Table’s flood appeal by acting as a collection point for people in the Grantham area.

Sleaford and District Round Table members load up for another trip with urgent supplies to flood-hit communities in Yorkshire. From left - James Lowe, Christian Slingsby and Neil Freeman of Sleaford Round Table. EMN-151229-115415001 EMN-151229-115415001

Sleaford and District Round Table members load up for another trip with urgent supplies to flood-hit communities in Yorkshire. From left - James Lowe, Christian Slingsby and Neil Freeman of Sleaford Round Table. EMN-151229-115415001 EMN-151229-115415001

All donations can be dropped off at Gravity FM’s base in Riverside Walk, off Swingbridge Road, Grantham. Tweet @GravityFM972 for details.

Items needed include:

Towels

Blankets

Duvets, pillows and other bedding

Non-perishable food e.g. tinned soup, bean, packaged foods

Toiletries (male and female) including female sanitary products

Pet food

Pet bedding

Miniature hand sanitisers

Wellington boots/waders

Waterproof clothing

Protective clothing (inc work gloves)

New pants and socks

Crockery and cutlery

Baby/young child items (formula milk, baby food jars etc.)

First aid kits

Torches

Cleaning products

Brushes

Mops

Personal protective equipment

Dehumidifiers

Plug-in heaters