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Express and Star
Waste firm hit with £300k fine after oven cleaner burns child « Express & Stara second child suffered serious injuries from consuming the cleaner after a fau
Waste firm hit with £300k fine after oven cleaner burns child « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted an hour ago
a second child suffered serious injuries from consuming the cleaner after a faulty bottle was bought on Facebook. The Environment Agency prosecuted Chemtech and Envirosol along with Chemclear - the Warrington-based firm originally tasked to... Read more
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Gazette News
Progress made on flood risk measures for three villagesAN MP has welcomed progress made by the Environment Agency to develop a new flo
Progress made on flood risk measures for three villages
Gazette News / Posted an hour ago
AN MP has welcomed progress made by the Environment Agency to develop a new flood risk management scheme for a group of villages. The government agency have been working on a risk management scheme to help protect properties in Coggeshall, Feering... Read more
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Farming Life
CAFRE Heather Management event15 April and 31 August. Burning must not take place on designated sites withou
CAFRE Heather Management event
Farming Life / Posted 17 hours ago
15 April and 31 August. Burning must not take place on designated sites without written consent from the Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA).CAFRE are running a practical Heather Management training event on Friday 30 September at... Read more
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CBS News
Duke Energy Corporation agrees to $6 million fine for coal ash spill, North Carolina saysagreed to pay a $6 million fine for a big spill that coated the Dan River with
Duke Energy Corporation agrees to $6 million fine for coal ash spill, North Carolina says
CBS News / Posted 19 hours ago
agreed to pay a $6 million fine for a big spill that coated the Dan River with liquefied coal ashin 2014, North Carolina’s environment agency said Friday. The fine holds Duke Energy accountable for violations of federal water protection laws... Read more
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Gazette News
Operation Buzzard hopes to target rural criminalitywho are persistently committing crime in the countryside. A spokeman ffrom Ess
Operation Buzzard hopes to target rural criminality
Gazette News / Posted 20 hours ago
who are persistently committing crime in the countryside. A spokeman ffrom Essex police said: "Representatives from the environment agency and Angling Trust were on hand to talk about their work and the importance of working together to reduce... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Warehouse destroyed by blaze 'did not have permit to store waste'Farm, Forest Lane, Walesby, since Wednesday, and it is believed the site had be
Warehouse destroyed by blaze 'did not have permit to store waste'
Nottingham Post / Posted yesterday
Farm, Forest Lane, Walesby, since Wednesday, and it is believed the site had been used to store waste. However, the Environment Agency said the site did not have the correct permission to do so. Read more: Dramatic images show scale of fire... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Historic meander reconnected during Upper Wensum river restorationrescued from the channel before the water was diverted. “A lot of work has bee
Historic meander reconnected during Upper Wensum river restoration
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
rescued from the channel before the water was diverted. “A lot of work has been concentrated on the main river, which the Environment Agency is responsible for, so it is nice that Matthew has been able to secure funding for this headwaters... Read more
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chroniclelive
Cash boost to help people to explore the natural beauty of Kielderfor Kielder’s visitors and wildlife.” Northumbrian Water, Forestry Commission,
Cash boost to help people to explore the natural beauty of Kielder
chroniclelive / Posted 2 days ago
for Kielder’s visitors and wildlife.” Northumbrian Water, Forestry Commission, Northumberland Wildlife Trust and the Environment Agency will help deliver the project with the trust, with the support of Northumberland National Park Authority... Read more
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chad
Notts firm ravaged by fire 'doesn't have a permit' to store wasteSeptember 21. Nobile Foods' plant in Walesby has been burning into a third day
Notts firm ravaged by fire 'doesn't have a permit' to store waste
chad / Posted 2 days ago
September 21. Nobile Foods' plant in Walesby has been burning into a third day after plastic waste caught fire - but Environment Agency officials have revealed that the company doesn't have a licence to store waste there. (Image James... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Singapore sees fewest new Zika cases in a week since start of outbreakthe number of new patients affected by the disease appears to be plateauing. T
Singapore sees fewest new Zika cases in a week since start of outbreak
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
the number of new patients affected by the disease appears to be plateauing. Two new cases were announced on the National Environment Agency (NEA) website on Friday (Sep 23), bringing the total number of newly infected patients confirmed since... Read more
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Louth Leader
ELDC’s Action Plan for regeneration aims to strengthen local economyEast Lincolnshire. Led by East Lindsey District Council, with delivery partner
ELDC’s Action Plan for regeneration aims to strengthen local economy
Louth Leader / Posted 2 days ago
East Lincolnshire. Led by East Lindsey District Council, with delivery partners including Lincolnshire County Council, the Environment Agency and the private sector, the Economic Action Plan identifies major projects and activities already... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Huge fire in Nottinghamshire has been burning for 48 hoursbroke out shortly after 10.30am. Following a joint decision between Nottingham
Huge fire in Nottinghamshire has been burning for 48 hours
Nottingham Post / Posted 2 days ago
broke out shortly after 10.30am. Following a joint decision between Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service (NFRS) and the Environment Agency, the fire is being allowed to burn out under the watchful eyes of fire officers. Read more: More than 200... Read more
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Horncastle Today
ELDC’s Action Plan for regeneration aims to strengthen local economyEast Lincolnshire. Led by East Lindsey District Council, with delivery partner
ELDC’s Action Plan for regeneration aims to strengthen local economy
Horncastle Today / Posted 2 days ago
East Lincolnshire. Led by East Lindsey District Council, with delivery partners including Lincolnshire County Council, the Environment Agency and the private sector, the Economic Action Plan identifies major projects and activities already... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Gravel removed to beat floodsthe River Derwent began this week. Workington Flood Action Group was the first
Gravel removed to beat floods
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 2 days ago
the River Derwent began this week. Workington Flood Action Group was the first in the county to be granted a permit by the Environment Agency to remove gravel from a river after it was told work in its area would not be carried out this... Read more
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Hunts Post
Contractors to refurbish historic Godmanchester bridgeknown for constructing the likes of The Second Christ Church Cathedral, Barton
Contractors to refurbish historic Godmanchester bridge
Hunts Post / Posted 2 days ago
known for constructing the likes of The Second Christ Church Cathedral, Barton Academy, and Belle Helene. Announced by the Environment Agency, the repainting will go on until October 21. A statement online read: “We ask for your co-operation in... Read more
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guardian-series
Pension fund becomes UK's first to divest from fossil fuelsthe urgent issue of climate change and to protect their workers’ futures.” Thr
Pension fund becomes UK's first to divest from fossil fuels
guardian-series / Posted 2 days ago
the urgent issue of climate change and to protect their workers’ futures.” Three local government pension schemes, the Environment Agency, South Yorkshire and Haringey, have made partial commitments to divest from fossil fuel producing... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Huge fire in Notts village still burning 30 hours after it beganis still at a relatively low level and crews are continuing to manage the fire
Huge fire in Notts village still burning 30 hours after it began
Nottingham Post / Posted 3 days ago
is still at a relatively low level and crews are continuing to manage the fire without water, under the advice of the Environment Agency. Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service are also continuing to work alongside other agencies and would... Read more
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chad
SLIDESHOW: Dramatic images from huge Notts blazeis shown to have collapsed as the fire destroyed the structure and the contents
SLIDESHOW: Dramatic images from huge Notts blaze
chad / Posted 3 days ago
is shown to have collapsed as the fire destroyed the structure and the contents continues to burn across a large area. The Environment Agency has been on site to assess risks to the surrounding area took the decision that fighting the huge blaze... Read more
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chad
Dramatic footage of Notts blaze from the skySeptember 22): "We are still on scene monitoring the situation with two applian
Dramatic footage of Notts blaze from the sky
chad / Posted 3 days ago
September 22): "We are still on scene monitoring the situation with two appliances and continuing to work with the Environment Agency. "Smoke from the fire this morning is currently low due the weather conditions. We would like to... Read more
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chad
FIRE UPDATE: Warning as toxic smoke lingers over Notts homesSeptember 22): "We are still on scene monitoring the situation with two applian
FIRE UPDATE: Warning as toxic smoke lingers over Notts homes
chad / Posted 3 days ago
September 22): "We are still on scene monitoring the situation with two appliances and continuing to work with the Environment Agency. "Smoke from the fire this morning is currently low due the weather conditions. We would like to... Read more
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Express and Star
Penkridge £6m chicken farm backed by councillors despite 4,000-strong opposition « Express & Star“We have followed due process through the development of this. “We have discus
Penkridge £6m chicken farm backed by councillors despite 4,000-strong opposition « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 3 days ago
“We have followed due process through the development of this. “We have discussed it with officers of the council and the Environment Agency and we are now in a position where we have a recommendation of approval.” Councillor Len Bates, who... Read more
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chad
Nottsindustrial unit blaze update: fire crews still at the scenedecision was made following an assessment carried out by Nottinghamshire Fire a
Nottsindustrial unit blaze update: fire crews still at the scene
chad / Posted 3 days ago
decision was made following an assessment carried out by Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service in conjunction with the Environment Agency. Group Manager Damien West, incident ommander at the scene, said: “We have been working closely with the... Read more
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The News and Star
Landowners' flood river repairs 'could lead to prosecution'Landowners' attempts to make rivers more flood-resilient could lead to prosecut
Landowners' flood river repairs 'could lead to prosecution'
The News and Star / Posted 3 days ago
Landowners' attempts to make rivers more flood-resilient could lead to prosecutions, the Environment Agency has warned. The announcement has sparked outrage from Cumbrians, who believe dredging rivers or building up the bank could help prevent... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Crews to stay at huge fire until at least lunchtimeFire and Rescue said: "We are still on scene monitoring the situation with two
Crews to stay at huge fire until at least lunchtime
Nottingham Post / Posted 3 days ago
Fire and Rescue said: "We are still on scene monitoring the situation with two appliances and continuing to work with the Environment Agency. Smoke from the fire this morning is currently low due the weather conditions. "We would like to... Read more
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chad
WALESBY FIRE: Warning as toxic smoke lingers over homesSeptember 22): "We are still on scene monitoring the situation with two applian
WALESBY FIRE: Warning as toxic smoke lingers over homes
chad / Posted 3 days ago
September 22): "We are still on scene monitoring the situation with two appliances and continuing to work with the Environment Agency. "Smoke from the fire this morning is currently low due the weather conditions. We would like to... Read more
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chad
Walesby industrial unit blaze update: firecrews still at the scenedecision was made following an assessment carried out by Nottinghamshire Fire a
Walesby industrial unit blaze update: firecrews still at the scene
chad / Posted 4 days ago
decision was made following an assessment carried out by Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service in conjunction with the Environment Agency. Group Manager Damien West, incident ommander at the scene, said: “We have been working closely with the... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Thousands of ducks to make a splashyear to catch some ducks which had slipped through the net at the finish, so th
Thousands of ducks to make a splash
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 4 days ago
year to catch some ducks which had slipped through the net at the finish, so this year they have borrowed a boom from the Environment Agency. The duck race used to be held every year in the Memorial Gardens but had a break after the 2009... Read more
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chad
UPDATE: Huge blaze 'left to burn' while Notts crews focus on stopping spreadworking to defend the surrounding area while a huge blaze at Walesby continues
UPDATE: Huge blaze 'left to burn' while Notts crews focus on stopping spread
chad / Posted 4 days ago
working to defend the surrounding area while a huge blaze at Walesby continues to ravage an industrial unit, and Now an environment agency spokesman has confirmed they are letting th ebuilding be destroyed #in a controlled way'. They said: "We... Read more
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chad
UPDATE: Woodland at risk as Notts fire crews work to stop spread of blazebut due to the scale of the fire they haven't yet taken action to extinguish.
UPDATE: Woodland at risk as Notts fire crews work to stop spread of blaze
chad / Posted 4 days ago
but due to the scale of the fire they haven't yet taken action to extinguish. They added: "We're waiting for the environment agency so we can liaise with them on how we're going to move things forward." No one is believe to be injured in... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Dramatic images show scale of fire in Notts villagethe fire and tackling it from the outside to stop it from spreading to neighbou
Dramatic images show scale of fire in Notts village
Nottingham Post / Posted 4 days ago
the fire and tackling it from the outside to stop it from spreading to neighbouring buildings. "We are working with the Environment Agency to assess whether we should now tackle the fire offensively or allow it to burn in a safe and controlled... Read more
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chad
PICTURES AND VIDEO: Notts firefighters tackle huge blazethe fire and tackling it from the outside to stop it from spreading to neighbou
PICTURES AND VIDEO: Notts firefighters tackle huge blaze
chad / Posted 4 days ago
the fire and tackling it from the outside to stop it from spreading to neighbouring buildings. “We are working with the Environment Agency to assess whether we should now tackle the fire offensively or allow it to burn in a safe and controlled... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Aerial footage shows river wall damagefrom the beginning, working with Arundel Town Council and representing the resi
Aerial footage shows river wall damage
Chichester Observer / Posted 4 days ago
from the beginning, working with Arundel Town Council and representing the residents’ views to their insurers and the Environment Agency. “I have written again to the residents’ insurers to ask that they consider a collective response to the... Read more
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Express and Star
Rugeley farm blaze: ASBESTOS found as fire burns into a third week « Express & Starreviewing operational tactics and we will continue to work closely with our par
Rugeley farm blaze: ASBESTOS found as fire burns into a third week « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 5 days ago
reviewing operational tactics and we will continue to work closely with our partners at Public Health England and the Environment Agency to monitor and assess the situation.” Public Health England moved to reassure residents that the likely... Read more
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Luton Today
REVEALED: Met Office releases new list of storm names for autumn/winter 2016-2017of these is to include more than one weather type, specifically rain if its imp
REVEALED: Met Office releases new list of storm names for autumn/winter 2016-2017
Luton Today / Posted 5 days ago
of these is to include more than one weather type, specifically rain if its impact could lead to flooding as advised by the Environment Agency, SEPA and Natural Resources Wales flood warnings. So in future ‘storm systems’ would be named on the basis... Read more
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Banbury Guardian
REVEALED: Met Office releases new list of storm names for autumn/winter 2016-2017of these is to include more than one weather type, specifically rain if its imp
REVEALED: Met Office releases new list of storm names for autumn/winter 2016-2017
Banbury Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
of these is to include more than one weather type, specifically rain if its impact could lead to flooding as advised by the Environment Agency, SEPA and Natural Resources Wales flood warnings. So in future ‘storm systems’ would be named on the basis... Read more
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Thame Gazette
REVEALED: Met Office releases new list of storm names for autumn/winter 2016-2017of these is to include more than one weather type, specifically rain if its imp
REVEALED: Met Office releases new list of storm names for autumn/winter 2016-2017
Thame Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
of these is to include more than one weather type, specifically rain if its impact could lead to flooding as advised by the Environment Agency, SEPA and Natural Resources Wales flood warnings. So in future ‘storm systems’ would be named on the basis... Read more
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Aylesbury Today
REVEALED: Met Office releases new list of storm names for autumn/winter 2016-2017of these is to include more than one weather type, specifically rain if its imp
REVEALED: Met Office releases new list of storm names for autumn/winter 2016-2017
Aylesbury Today / Posted 5 days ago
of these is to include more than one weather type, specifically rain if its impact could lead to flooding as advised by the Environment Agency, SEPA and Natural Resources Wales flood warnings. So in future ‘storm systems’ would be named on the basis... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Local environmental group calls for plastic bag charge to reduce usageconsumers are ready for plastic bag charge in Singapore,” said Mr Tay, adding t
Local environmental group calls for plastic bag charge to reduce usage
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
consumers are ready for plastic bag charge in Singapore,” said Mr Tay, adding that the group is in talks with the National Environment Agency (NEA). “It's the first step to use the recommendation paper to engage the Government to see if we can... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Five arrested and drugs seized in Salford police operationfor conspiracy to supply class A and class B drugs. Operation Gulf, which init
Five arrested and drugs seized in Salford police operation
Manchester Evening News / Posted 5 days ago
for conspiracy to supply class A and class B drugs. Operation Gulf, which initially also included linking up with the Environment Agency, Border Control, and National Crime Agency, has resulted in some gangsters moving out of Salford and... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Residents face ongoing threat of homes falling into riverhis property, and four other historic cottages in River Road, are now in danger
Residents face ongoing threat of homes falling into river
Chichester Observer / Posted 5 days ago
his property, and four other historic cottages in River Road, are now in danger of falling into the river. Since 2004, the Environment Agency has carried out annual surveys on the wall along the river and provided a rating for the wall before... Read more
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sportsmole
Singapore denies Arrivabene littering reportsand harsh penalties in place for infractions. However, the local Channel NewsA
Singapore denies Arrivabene littering reports
sportsmole / Posted 5 days ago
and harsh penalties in place for infractions. However, the local Channel NewsAsia contacted Singapore's National Environment Agency (NEA) and said that the reported incident involving Arrivabene never happened. "Reports in the... Read more
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iafrica.com
Nearly 30m diesel cars on EU roads over limitoxide than the current legal limit. Nitrogen oxide is linked to respiratory an
Nearly 30m diesel cars on EU roads over limit
iafrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
oxide than the current legal limit. Nitrogen oxide is linked to respiratory and cardiovascular diseases. The European Environment Agency said in a 2015 report that nitrogen oxide was responsible for around 72,000 premature deaths in... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
3 new Zika cases confirmed Tuesday, none from existing clustersZika were confirmed on Tuesday (Sep 20), bringing the total number of cases isl
3 new Zika cases confirmed Tuesday, none from existing clusters
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
Zika were confirmed on Tuesday (Sep 20), bringing the total number of cases islandwide to 384. Data on the National Environment Agency (NEA) website showed that none of the new cases are linked to the nine existing Zika clusters. The... Read more
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Irish Central
Ten beautiful spots in Ireland that every tourist should visitsprawled across Counties Tyrone and Derry, is designated an Area of Outstanding
Ten beautiful spots in Ireland that every tourist should visit
Irish Central / Posted 5 days ago
sprawled across Counties Tyrone and Derry, is designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty by the Northern Ireland Environment Agency. Recently, National Geographic included the location in its Top 101 Most Scenic Drives. As one of the... Read more
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This is West Country
Town Council urges Site 4 solution for Tidal Barrierwhere the public and key partners are asked to state their preferences before a
Town Council urges Site 4 solution for Tidal Barrier
This is West Country / Posted 5 days ago
where the public and key partners are asked to state their preferences before a final decision is made in the autumn. The Environment Agency had in fact whittled down the five Sites to two priority ones, Sites 4 and 5. Town Council leader Brian... Read more
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Express and Star
Cannock farm blaze: Experts bought in to fight two-week long inferno « Express & Starwe have been proactive in dealing with the situation at Oak Tree Farm, our opti
Cannock farm blaze: Experts bought in to fight two-week long inferno « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 5 days ago
we have been proactive in dealing with the situation at Oak Tree Farm, our options have been limited.” Working with the Environment Agency, firefighters have been working to control the fire. By not dosing it with water they hope to avoid... Read more
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This is West Country
Two preferred sites identified for Bridgwater Tidal Barrierprevious consultation was held in March, and this time the seven locations had
Two preferred sites identified for Bridgwater Tidal Barrier
This is West Country / Posted 6 days ago
previous consultation was held in March, and this time the seven locations had been whittled down to five, with the Environment Agency highlighting two preferred sites. There was feedback on the previous consultation and more information... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
UK storms will be named again following success of pilot schemeout of Heathrow and Gatwick were disrupted, while fallen trees and other debris
UK storms will be named again following success of pilot scheme
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 6 days ago
out of Heathrow and Gatwick were disrupted, while fallen trees and other debris disrupted rail services.VIEW GALLERY The Environment Agency issued 10 flood alerts and sadly Guildford kayaker Grant Broster got into difficulties on the River Wey... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Town council speaks as one to combat flooding in south Ulverstonbe at the forefront of any future consultation between the town and bodies such
Town council speaks as one to combat flooding in south Ulverston
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 6 days ago
be at the forefront of any future consultation between the town and bodies such as SLDC, Cumbria Country Council and the Environment Agency. Cllr Butcher concluded: "It's a good thing that we are united. It's not political, it's about serving... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
No truth in reports Ferrari boss fined for littering in Singaporewas fined “S$1,000 and detained for six hours” for littering. When contacted b
No truth in reports Ferrari boss fined for littering in Singapore
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
was fined “S$1,000 and detained for six hours” for littering. When contacted by Channel NewsAsia, Singapore's National Environment Agency (NEA) – which catches and hands out fines to litterbugs – said no such incident had taken place. “Reports... Read more
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