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This is Oxfordshire
‘No objections’ raised over plans to close rail line at drop-in sessionsRESIDENTS failed to ask any problematic questions of rail managers at two drop-
‘No objections’ raised over plans to close rail line at drop-in sessions
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 32 minutes ago
RESIDENTS failed to ask any problematic questions of rail managers at two drop-in sessions about closing the line in Oxford. A total of 42 people dropped into exhibitions of Network Rail’s plans to shut the railway in and out of the city for 16 days... Read more
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Oxford Mail
‘No objections’ raised over plans to close rail line at drop-in sessionsRESIDENTS failed to ask any problematic questions of rail managers at two drop-
‘No objections’ raised over plans to close rail line at drop-in sessions
Oxford Mail / Posted 49 minutes ago
RESIDENTS failed to ask any problematic questions of rail managers at two drop-in sessions about closing the line in Oxford. A total of 42 people dropped into exhibitions of Network Rail’s plans to shut the railway in and out of the city for 16 days... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Narrowboat rescue mission at Botley Bridge set to complete tonightTHE rescue mission for a narrowboat which crashed into the Botley Road Bridge t
Narrowboat rescue mission at Botley Bridge set to complete tonight
Oxford Mail / Posted 17 hours ago
THE rescue mission for a narrowboat which crashed into the Botley Road Bridge this week is set to complete tonight. Environment Agency (EA) workers first began winching the 'One Old Peculier' from the Thames on Tuesday after it filled with water on... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Narrowboat rescue mission at Botley Bridge set to complete tonightTHE rescue mission for a narrowboat which crashed into the Botley Road Bridge t
Narrowboat rescue mission at Botley Bridge set to complete tonight
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 18 hours ago
THE rescue mission for a narrowboat which crashed into the Botley Road Bridge this week is set to complete tonight. Environment Agency (EA) workers first began winching the 'One Old Peculier' from the Thames on Tuesday after it filled with water on... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Narrowboat rescue mission under way in Botley Road BridgeTHE RESCUE mission for a narrowboat which crashed into the Botley Road Bridge o
Narrowboat rescue mission under way in Botley Road Bridge
Oxford Mail / Posted 18 hours ago
THE RESCUE mission for a narrowboat which crashed into the Botley Road Bridge on Monday is currently under way. Environment Agency workers are in the middle of pulling out 'The Old Peculiar' from the Thames, after it crashed and filled with water on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Gambia Waste Management Bill RevisedThe National Environment Agency (NEA) in collaboration with relevant stakeholde
Gambia Waste Management Bill Revised
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 hours ago
The National Environment Agency (NEA) in collaboration with relevant stakeholders is on the verge of finalising revision of the waste management bill 2007, with experts tabling the draft bill for review at a workshop held recently at the Jenoi... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NEA, MOA Validate Esmp Draft DocumentThe National Environment Agency (NEA) in collaboration with the Ministry of Agr
NEA, MOA Validate Esmp Draft Document
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 hours ago
The National Environment Agency (NEA) in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) recently held a validation workshop on the draft Environmental and Social Management Plan (ESMP) for The Gambia Commercial and Value Chain Management... Read more
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Northern Echo
Man's admission to farm dumping charges puts him in jeopardy of custodial sentenceA MAN has admitted breaching environmental permit regulations by allowing the d
Man's admission to farm dumping charges puts him in jeopardy of custodial sentence
Northern Echo / Posted 21 hours ago
A MAN has admitted breaching environmental permit regulations by allowing the dumping of waste for landfilling on a farm site, without authority. Stuart Christopher McCarroll is now in jeopardy of being jailed, when he returns to court to learn his... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Kendal Town Council puts aside £20,000 to boost flood recovery in the townKENDAL Town Council will have £20,000 to boost flood recovery in the town after
Kendal Town Council puts aside £20,000 to boost flood recovery in the town
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 21 hours ago
KENDAL Town Council will have £20,000 to boost flood recovery in the town after increasing its precept in 2016/7. The authority will identify schemes to benefit from the dedicated flood fund in the coming months. Suggestions put forward by Mayor... Read more
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Spalding Today
UPDATE FRIDAY NOON: Asbestos warning after farm building fire in Gosberton CloughPeople living near a farm building fire in Gosberton Clough are being advised t
UPDATE FRIDAY NOON: Asbestos warning after farm building fire in Gosberton Clough
Spalding Today / Posted 22 hours ago
People living near a farm building fire in Gosberton Clough are being advised to keep doors and windows closed after asbestos was found at the site today. Four sets of fire crews are at the scene of the blaze in First Drove, near Clough and Risegate... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Drinking water in Londonderry is safe, says Mark H Durkan Reassurances: Mark H Durkan The Environment Minister has insisted that Londo
Drinking water in Londonderry is safe, says Mark H Durkan
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
Reassurances: Mark H Durkan The Environment Minister has insisted that Londonderry's drinking water is safe after fears were raised over contaminated leachate entering the city's... Read more
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Science Daily
Bears' seasonal hibernation linked to changes in gut microbesFredrik Bäckhed of the University of Gothenburg in Sweden, who led the new stud
Bears' seasonal hibernation linked to changes in gut microbes
Science Daily / Posted yesterday
Fredrik Bäckhed of the University of Gothenburg in Sweden, who led the new study, said he was particularly struck by the discovery that the bears' summer gut microbiota includes microbes that take in more energy from the diet. "The restructuring of... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Tears of joy for boat sinking victim after donation of £25k from anonymous sourceTEARS streamed down the face of sunken boat victim John Simmonds when he heard
Tears of joy for boat sinking victim after donation of £25k from anonymous source
This is Oxfordshire / Posted yesterday
TEARS streamed down the face of sunken boat victim John Simmonds when he heard an anonymous man had pledged to send him a cheque for £25,000 – the total cost of repairs to his vessel. Mr Simmonds, who has Asperger’s Syndrome, has been overwhelmed by... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Tears of joy for boat sinking victim after donation of £25k from anonymous sourceTEARS streamed down the face of sunken boat victim John Simmonds when he heard
Tears of joy for boat sinking victim after donation of £25k from anonymous source
Oxford Mail / Posted yesterday
TEARS streamed down the face of sunken boat victim John Simmonds when he heard an anonymous man had pledged to send him a cheque for £25,000 – the total cost of repairs to his vessel. Mr Simmonds, who has Asperger’s Syndrome, has been overwhelmed by... Read more
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Evening Standard
Rubbish pile 'the size of a football pitch' dumped by New Cross GateResidents living near to New Cross Gate station have had their lives blighted b
Rubbish pile 'the size of a football pitch' dumped by New Cross Gate
Evening Standard / Posted yesterday
Residents living near to New Cross Gate station have had their lives blighted by a mound of fly-tipped waste "the size of a football pitch." The rubbish pile, which had been dubbed the "Deptford Dump" appears to be made up of construction waste. It... Read more
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Daily Star
UK WEATHER ALERT: Latest storm to batter Britain with 90mph gales and torrential downpoursDAMAGE: The next bout of weather torment is expected to cause chaos Forecaster
UK WEATHER ALERT: Latest storm to batter Britain with 90mph gales and torrential downpours
Daily Star / Posted yesterday
DAMAGE: The next bout of weather torment is expected to cause chaos Forecasters warn more than two inches of rain and violent 90mph gales will threaten a washout over the next few days. The Met Office says the south of England is in the firing line... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
EA boss says university should stump up cash for flood channelTHE new chief executive of the Environment Agency has indicated he would like O
EA boss says university should stump up cash for flood channel
This is Oxfordshire / Posted yesterday
THE new chief executive of the Environment Agency has indicated he would like Oxford University to help fund the city’s £120m flood alleviation channel. In an exclusive interview with the Oxford Mail, Sir James Bevan said the more organisations that... Read more
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express
Britain on STORM ALERT: Fierce gales and torrential rain to hit SOUTH for WASHOUT WEEKEND BRITAIN is back on storm alert as experts warn to brace for fierce gales and
Britain on STORM ALERT: Fierce gales and torrential rain to hit SOUTH for WASHOUT WEEKEND
express / Posted yesterday
BRITAIN is back on storm alert as experts warn to brace for fierce gales and torrential downpours in the coming days. Crashing waves on the British... Read more
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Oxford Mail
EA boss says university should stump up cash for flood channelTHE new chief executive of the Environment Agency has indicated he would like O
EA boss says university should stump up cash for flood channel
Oxford Mail / Posted yesterday
THE new chief executive of the Environment Agency has indicated he would like Oxford University to help fund the city’s £120m flood alleviation channel. In an exclusive interview with the Oxford Mail, Sir James Bevan said the more organisations that... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
'I have lost everything' says owner of narrowboat stuck at Botley Bridge + boat being removedI am sorry for anyone who loses their boat but lets just look at the facts:he w
'I have lost everything' says owner of narrowboat stuck at Botley Bridge + boat being removed
This is Oxfordshire / Posted yesterday
I am sorry for anyone who loses their boat but lets just look at the facts:he was moored illegally, in part because the Environment Agency was worried about boats tearing loose (we had one smash in the lock last year and another caught fire and its... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Stall owners selling raw fish put additional food safety measures in placeSINGAPORE: Some of the 21 stall owners and caterers that have been approved to
Stall owners selling raw fish put additional food safety measures in place
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
SINGAPORE: Some of the 21 stall owners and caterers that have been approved to sell ready-to-eat raw fish dishes using saltwater fish have put in place additional food safety measures, on top of the requirements by the National Environment Agency... Read more
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Oxford Mail
'I have lost everything' says owner of narrowboat stuck at Botley Bridge + boat being removedI am sorry for anyone who loses their boat but lets just look at the facts:he w
'I have lost everything' says owner of narrowboat stuck at Botley Bridge + boat being removed
Oxford Mail / Posted yesterday
I am sorry for anyone who loses their boat but lets just look at the facts:he was moored illegally, in part because the Environment Agency was worried about boats tearing loose (we had one smash in the lock last year and another caught fire and its... Read more
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chroniclelive
New community group to give local people along the Tyne a voice on floodingThe Tyne Valley River Management Initiative will be made up of volunteers from
New community group to give local people along the Tyne a voice on flooding
chroniclelive / Posted yesterday
The Tyne Valley River Management Initiative will be made up of volunteers from flood-affected areas, councillors and pre-existing flood groups. It will focus on identifying ways of reducing the risk of flooding - such as by building flood defences... Read more
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PhysOrg
Seven ways we can fight back against floodingThere is no panacea for flood events, but there a range of things we can either
Seven ways we can fight back against flooding
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
There is no panacea for flood events, but there a range of things we can either do better or start doing to mitigate or adapt to them. The recent UK floods caused by Storm Desmond in the first week of December 2015 were devastating on both sides of... Read more
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thebee
Council branches out with tree repairThe Riversway team at Preston City Council came to the rescue in December when
Council branches out with tree repair
thebee / Posted yesterday
The Riversway team at Preston City Council came to the rescue in December when the rain downpours and subsequent flooding undercut the roots of a large tree adjacent to the River Ribble. The flooding caused the tree to fall into the river and tear... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Singapore public agencies putting drones on trialRelated Stories SINGAPORE — Expect to see more drones in Singapore’s skies soo
Singapore public agencies putting drones on trial
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
Related Stories SINGAPORE — Expect to see more drones in Singapore’s skies soon. Public sector agencies on the island state are planning to deploy Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) to help them improve their operations. To date, more than 25... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Severe oil spill incidents in 2016 so far nearly 50% of those in 2015: LTASINGAPORE: Within a week, three separate major oil spills on the roads took pla
Severe oil spill incidents in 2016 so far nearly 50% of those in 2015: LTA
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
SINGAPORE: Within a week, three separate major oil spills on the roads took place - all severe enough for authorities to have to resurface the roads. Last Friday, an oil spill on the Bukit Timah Expressway occurred following an accident between an... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Sewage water spills onto road and threatens to enter homesSEWAGE water is reportedly "pouring across" a road in Sutton Courtenay, threate
Sewage water spills onto road and threatens to enter homes
Oxford Mail / Posted yesterday
SEWAGE water is reportedly "pouring across" a road in Sutton Courtenay, threatening to spill into residents' homes. Robin Draper, who lives in the village, said: "There is raw sewage pouring across the road, from a blocked sewer. People should drive... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
'I have lost everything' says owner of narrowboat stuck at Botley BridgeA MAN who fears his boat was sabotaged before it sank this week said he has “lo
'I have lost everything' says owner of narrowboat stuck at Botley Bridge
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 2 days ago
A MAN who fears his boat was sabotaged before it sank this week said he has “lost his entire life”. John Simmonds, who has Asperger’s syndrome, invested his £60,000 life savings into the narrowboat, which crashed into Botley Bridge on Monday and... Read more
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Oxford Mail
'I have lost everything' says owner of narrowboat stuck at Botley BridgeA MAN who fears his boat was sabotaged before it sank this week said he has “lo
'I have lost everything' says owner of narrowboat stuck at Botley Bridge
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 days ago
A MAN who fears his boat was sabotaged before it sank this week said he has “lost his entire life”. John Simmonds, who has Asperger’s syndrome, invested his £60,000 life savings into the narrowboat, which crashed into Botley Bridge on Monday and... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
More than 25 drone uses being tested by public sector: Transport MinistrySINGAPORE: More than 25 uses of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), more commonly
More than 25 drone uses being tested by public sector: Transport Ministry
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
SINGAPORE: More than 25 uses of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), more commonly known as drones, are being tested out by public sector agencies, according to the Transport Ministry on Thursday (Feb 4). The trials are being facilitated by an... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
NEA volunteers may be empowered to issue summonses to litterbugsSINGAPORE: New legislation may soon empower volunteers to issue summonses to li
NEA volunteers may be empowered to issue summonses to litterbugs
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
SINGAPORE: New legislation may soon empower volunteers to issue summonses to litterbugs. Those Channel NewsAsia spoke to said that is one initiative that may result from proposed changes to the National Environment Agency Miscellaneous Amendments... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Environment Agency outlines recovery and repair projects following floodsTHE Environment Agency has carried out 16,000 inspections and identified around
Environment Agency outlines recovery and repair projects following floods
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
THE Environment Agency has carried out 16,000 inspections and identified around 660 flood defences needing repair work in the wake of record-breaking wet weather in December. The ongoing work to assess and repair flood damage following Storm Desmond... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
21 food stalls, caterers get approval to sell ready-to-eat raw fish dishesSINGAPORE: Of the 30 applications to sell ready-to-eat (RTE) raw fish dishes us
21 food stalls, caterers get approval to sell ready-to-eat raw fish dishes
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
SINGAPORE: Of the 30 applications to sell ready-to-eat (RTE) raw fish dishes using saltwater fishes received by the National Environment Agency (NEA) so far, 21 food stalls and caterers have received approval. This comes after a ban on the the use... Read more
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Northern Echo
Plenty more fish in the riversEnvironment Agency North East fisheries officer, Paul Frear, introduced the fis
Plenty more fish in the rivers
Northern Echo / Posted 2 days ago
Environment Agency North East fisheries officer, Paul Frear, introduced the fish to their new homes this week and said: "We’re pleased that we can provide these fish for stocking as part of our commitment to rod licence paying anglers. “Restoration... Read more
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Bury Times
Public meeting to answer flooding victims' questionsA PUBLIC meeting will be held next week where the Environment Agency and Bury C
Public meeting to answer flooding victims' questions
Bury Times / Posted 3 days ago
A PUBLIC meeting will be held next week where the Environment Agency and Bury Council will answer questions from victims of the Boxing Day floods. A community drop-in session will be held from 3pm to 6.30pm at Radcliffe Civic Suite next Thursday,... Read more
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Bury Times
A PUBLIC meeting will be held next week where the Environment Agency and Bury Council will answer questions from victims of the Boxing Day floods. A community drop-in session will be held from 3-6.30pm at Radcliffe Civic Su
A PUBLIC meeting will be held next week where the Environment Agency and Bury Council will answer questions from victims of the Boxing Day floods
Bury Times / Posted 3 days ago
. A community drop-in session will be held from 3-6.30pm at Radcliffe Civic Suite next Thursday,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Asia on Zika alert as health officials set up preventive measuresAsia has gone on Zika alert as Indonesia, Singapore, the Philippines and Hong K
Asia on Zika alert as health officials set up preventive measures
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
Asia has gone on Zika alert as Indonesia, Singapore, the Philippines and Hong Kong stepped up their defenses against the mosquito-borne virus, which has spread extensively in the Americas, where up to four million cases are expected this... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
Hundreds of new homes at centre of Cranleigh planning appealOther reasons included Berkeley Homes failing to show how it would build the ho
Hundreds of new homes at centre of Cranleigh planning appeal
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 3 days ago
Other reasons included Berkeley Homes failing to show how it would build the homes in a "sustainable way" and that it failed to provide affordable housing as specified by the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF). The appeal hearing began on... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Storms leave flood defences in state of disrepairHundreds of flood defence schemes have been left requiring repair after the UK
Storms leave flood defences in state of disrepair
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
Hundreds of flood defence schemes have been left requiring repair after the UK was battered by record-breaking rain and storms, the Environment Agency said. More than 20,000 properties were flooded as storms Desmond and Eva swept across the country... Read more
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thebee
Croston and St Michael's identified as priority area in Environment Agency recovery projectThe Environment Agency has carried out 16,000 inspections and identified around
Croston and St Michael's identified as priority area in Environment Agency recovery project
thebee / Posted 3 days ago
The Environment Agency has carried out 16,000 inspections and identified around 660 flood defences needing repair work in the wake of record-breaking wet weather in December. The ongoing work to assess and repair flood damage following Storm Desmond... Read more
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Gazette
Storms leave flood defences in state of disrepairHundreds of flood defence schemes have been left requiring repair after the UK
Storms leave flood defences in state of disrepair
Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
Hundreds of flood defence schemes have been left requiring repair after the UK was battered by record-breaking rain and storms, the Environment Agency said. More than 20,000 properties were flooded as storms Desmond and Eva swept across the country... Read more
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guardian-series
Storms leave flood defences in state of disrepairHundreds of flood defence schemes have been left requiring repair after the UK
Storms leave flood defences in state of disrepair
guardian-series / Posted 3 days ago
Hundreds of flood defence schemes have been left requiring repair after the UK was battered by record-breaking rain and storms, the Environment Agency said. More than 20,000 properties were flooded as storms Desmond and Eva swept across the country... Read more
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Harrow Times
Storms leave flood defences in state of disrepairHundreds of flood defence schemes have been left requiring repair after the UK
Storms leave flood defences in state of disrepair
Harrow Times / Posted 3 days ago
Hundreds of flood defence schemes have been left requiring repair after the UK was battered by record-breaking rain and storms, the Environment Agency said. More than 20,000 properties were flooded as storms Desmond and Eva swept across the country... Read more
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Gazette News
Storms leave flood defences in state of disrepairHundreds of flood defence schemes have been left requiring repair after the UK
Storms leave flood defences in state of disrepair
Gazette News / Posted 3 days ago
Hundreds of flood defence schemes have been left requiring repair after the UK was battered by record-breaking rain and storms, the Environment Agency said. More than 20,000 properties were flooded as storms Desmond and Eva swept across the country... Read more
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This is West Country
Storms leave flood defences in state of disrepairHundreds of flood defence schemes have been left requiring repair after the UK
Storms leave flood defences in state of disrepair
This is West Country / Posted 3 days ago
Hundreds of flood defence schemes have been left requiring repair after the UK was battered by record-breaking rain and storms, the Environment Agency said. More than 20,000 properties were flooded as storms Desmond and Eva swept across the country... Read more
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Bolton News
Storms leave flood defences in state of disrepairHundreds of flood defence schemes have been left requiring repair after the UK
Storms leave flood defences in state of disrepair
Bolton News / Posted 3 days ago
Hundreds of flood defence schemes have been left requiring repair after the UK was battered by record-breaking rain and storms, the Environment Agency said. More than 20,000 properties were flooded as storms Desmond and Eva swept across the country... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Storms leave flood defences in state of disrepair Flooding in Pooley Bridge, Cumbria, caused by Storm Desmond Hundreds of floo
Storms leave flood defences in state of disrepair
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
Flooding in Pooley Bridge, Cumbria, caused by Storm Desmond Hundreds of flood defence schemes have been left requiring repair after the UK was battered by record-breaking rain and storms, the... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Storms leave flood defences in state of disrepairHundreds of flood defence schemes have been left requiring repair after the UK
Storms leave flood defences in state of disrepair
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
Hundreds of flood defence schemes have been left requiring repair after the UK was battered by record-breaking rain and storms, the Environment Agency said. More than 20,000 properties were flooded as storms Desmond and Eva swept across the country... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Storms leave flood defences in state of disrepairHundreds of flood defence schemes have been left requiring repair after the UK
Storms leave flood defences in state of disrepair
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 3 days ago
Hundreds of flood defence schemes have been left requiring repair after the UK was battered by record-breaking rain and storms, the Environment Agency said. More than 20,000 properties were flooded as storms Desmond and Eva swept across the country... Read more
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