I had a very useful discussion with Brian Main in Cherry Way.
He felt that everyone looked at the problem and did nothing. So I said I would put together a list of the things we can do. It is a longer list than I expected, and I need to discuss it a bit more. But I will put it up here.
One thing emerged, the gullies in Maple Close all need attention. Iain Hopcroft has put an order in for work to be done in about 28 days.