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Daily Mirror
Residents stunned after ANOTHER sinkhole appears in ManchesterThe hole was first spotted by workers at a neighbouring business at around 10am
Residents stunned after ANOTHER sinkhole appears in Manchester
Daily Mirror / Posted 10 hours ago
The hole was first spotted by workers at a neighbouring business at around 10am this morning. Paddock Street has now been partially closed to traffic and the hole fenced off as council engineers and United Utilities assess the damage. Look in: The... Read more
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Bury Times
Controversial Scout Moor Wind Farm expansion approvedCONTROVERSIAL plans to build an extra 16 wind turbines at Scout Moor wind farm
Controversial Scout Moor Wind Farm expansion approved
Bury Times / Posted 10 hours ago
CONTROVERSIAL plans to build an extra 16 wind turbines at Scout Moor wind farm have been approved. Peel Energy and United Utilities submitted the joint venture to build thirteen 115-metre turbines and three 100-metre turbines on the land between... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Halton Council defends Widnes chemical 'spill' handling after parish council chairman claims lack of communication with residentsHALTON Council has defended its response to a recent chemical incident in Widne
Halton Council defends Widnes chemical 'spill' handling after parish council chairman claims lack of communication with residents
Liverpool Echo / Posted 13 hours ago
HALTON Council has defended its response to a recent chemical incident in Widnes after a parish council chairman criticised the authority over a lack of communication. Last month, the Weekly News reported that emergency services imposed a cordon... Read more
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Independent
A second sinkhole has appeared in ManchesterThe second sinkhole is on Paddock Street, Ardwick, running parallel to Mancunia
A second sinkhole has appeared in Manchester
Independent / Posted 13 hours ago
The second sinkhole is on Paddock Street, Ardwick, running parallel to Mancunian Way - the location of the original 40-foot sinkhole which developed on 14 August following severe flooding. According to a reporter for Manchester Evening News, the... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Live: Wirral flooding chaos as man is pulled from his carTorrential rain batters Merseyside in the early hours of this morning Total Fi
Live: Wirral flooding chaos as man is pulled from his car
Liverpool Echo / Posted 15 hours ago
Torrential rain batters Merseyside in the early hours of this morning Total Fitness in Prenton released this statement this morning: "Due to freak flash flood at the entrance of the estate, the Prenton club is totally inaccessible this morning. All... Read more
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thebee
Mum launches petition to support WaterAid after Lancashire's water problems.It's almost four weeks since boil water notices were put in place for parts of
Mum launches petition to support WaterAid after Lancashire's water problems.
thebee / Posted 21 hours ago
It's almost four weeks since boil water notices were put in place for parts of Lancashire, after a sickness bug infected the water system. Since then, around 150,000 homes have returned to normal and await compensation from United Utilities for the... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Scout Moor wind farm expansion approvedCONTROVERSIAL plans to build an extra 16 wind turbines at a Rossendale wind far
Scout Moor wind farm expansion approved
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted yesterday
CONTROVERSIAL plans to build an extra 16 wind turbines at a Rossendale wind farm have been approved. Peel Energy and United Utilities submitted the joint venture to build 13 115-metre turbines and three 100-metre turbines at Scout Moor, between... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Questor: Shares that are a safe haven during a stock market stormThe other attraction of defensive shares is the steady dividend income. Dividen
Questor: Shares that are a safe haven during a stock market storm
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
The other attraction of defensive shares is the steady dividend income. Dividends are paid to investors from the profits the company makes every year. So, when the revenue is very predictable the company can afford to pay higher dividends with some... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Thousands more Lancashire homes told they do not have to boil their water anymoreTHOUSANDS more homes and business in Lancashire – including Mellor, Mellor Broo
Thousands more Lancashire homes told they do not have to boil their water anymore
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted yesterday
THOUSANDS more homes and business in Lancashire – including Mellor, Mellor Brook, Balderstone and Clayton-le-Dale – have been told they do not have to boil there water anymore. Most of Chorley and South Ribble have also had their supply cleared of... Read more
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thebee
Lancashire water updateHalf of the homes hit by Lancashire's water crisis have now had the alert lifte
Lancashire water update
thebee / Posted yesterday
Half of the homes hit by Lancashire's water crisis have now had the alert lifted. A further 82 thousand were told they no longer have to boil their water before drinking it over the bank holiday. The warning was put in place as a precaution after... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Thousands more Lancashire homes told they do not have to boil there water anymoreTHOUSANDS more homes and business in Lancashire – including Mellor, Mellor Broo
Thousands more Lancashire homes told they do not have to boil there water anymore
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted yesterday
THOUSANDS more homes and business in Lancashire – including Mellor, Mellor Brook, Balderstone and Clayton-le-Dale – have been told they do not have to boil there water anymore. Most of Chorley and South Ribble have also had their supply cleared of... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Mancunian Way partially reopened after massive hole appeared in roadTraffic was moving in both directions along the westbound carriageway on Tuesda
Mancunian Way partially reopened after massive hole appeared in road
Manchester Evening News / Posted yesterday
Traffic was moving in both directions along the westbound carriageway on Tuesday morning following intensive repair work over the Bank Holiday weekend. A temporary 20mph speed limit has been put in place and Heavy Goods Vehicles are still unable to... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Mancunian Way hole: Road to reopen on Tuesday following around the clock weekend repairsMotorists will be able to move in both directions along the westbound carriagew
Mancunian Way hole: Road to reopen on Tuesday following around the clock weekend repairs
Manchester Evening News / Posted 2 days ago
Motorists will be able to move in both directions along the westbound carriageway from 5.30am tomorrow morning after workmen were on-site around the clock, the council has said. A temporary 20mph speed limit will be in place and there will be... Read more
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thebee
WATER UPDATE: More homes given the all clearIt's good news for more people across Lancashire this morning, who wake up to f
WATER UPDATE: More homes given the all clear
thebee / Posted 2 days ago
It's good news for more people across Lancashire this morning, who wake up to full use of their tap water. United Utilities have lifted boil water notices for a further 86,000 homes, this time parts of Chorley, Preston and South Ribble have been... Read more
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Northern Echo
Boiled water notice lifted in more areas of Lancashire after outbreakAbout half of the 300,000 households hit by the outbreak have now been told the
Boiled water notice lifted in more areas of Lancashire after outbreak
Northern Echo / Posted 3 days ago
About half of the 300,000 households hit by the outbreak have now been told they can use their water as normal. Water supplier United Utilities say by Wednesday they expect to bring two-thirds of customers back to normal service. Homes and... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Boiled water notice lifted in more areas of Lancashire after outbreak « Shropshire StarUnited Utilities on Sunday lifted the boil water notice on another 86,000 house
Boiled water notice lifted in more areas of Lancashire after outbreak « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 3 days ago
United Utilities on Sunday lifted the boil water notice on another 86,000 households in Chorley, Preston and South Ribble. This follows the first phase of restrictions to be lifted last Thursday in other areas including Blackpool. About half of the... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Boiled water notice lifted in more areas of Lancashire after outbreakMore people in Lancashire have been told they no longer have to boil their wate
Boiled water notice lifted in more areas of Lancashire after outbreak
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
More people in Lancashire have been told they no longer have to boil their water following the outbreak of a parasitic bug in supplies. United Utilities on Sunday lifted the boil water notice on another 86,000 households in Chorley, Preston and... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Boiled water notice lifted in more areas of Lancashire after outbreakMore people in Lancashire have been told they no longer have to boil their wate
Boiled water notice lifted in more areas of Lancashire after outbreak
Kingston Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
More people in Lancashire have been told they no longer have to boil their water following the outbreak of a parasitic bug in supplies. United Utilities on Sunday lifted the boil water notice on another 86,000 households in Chorley, Preston and... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Boiled water notice lifted in more areas of Lancashire after outbreakMore people in Lancashire have been told they no longer have to boil their wate
Boiled water notice lifted in more areas of Lancashire after outbreak
Streatham Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
More people in Lancashire have been told they no longer have to boil their water following the outbreak of a parasitic bug in supplies. United Utilities on Sunday lifted the boil water notice on another 86,000 households in Chorley, Preston and... Read more
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Bury Times
Boiled water notice lifted in more areas of Lancashire after outbreakMore people in Lancashire have been told they no longer have to boil their wate
Boiled water notice lifted in more areas of Lancashire after outbreak
Bury Times / Posted 3 days ago
More people in Lancashire have been told they no longer have to boil their water following the outbreak of a parasitic bug in supplies. United Utilities on Sunday lifted the boil water notice on another 86,000 households in Chorley, Preston and... Read more
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Gazette
Boiled water notice lifted in more areas of Lancashire after outbreakMore people in Lancashire have been told they no longer have to boil their wate
Boiled water notice lifted in more areas of Lancashire after outbreak
Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
More people in Lancashire have been told they no longer have to boil their water following the outbreak of a parasitic bug in supplies. United Utilities on Sunday lifted the boil water notice on another 86,000 households in Chorley, Preston and... Read more
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guardian-series
Boiled water notice lifted in more areas of Lancashire after outbreakMore people in Lancashire have been told they no longer have to boil their wate
Boiled water notice lifted in more areas of Lancashire after outbreak
guardian-series / Posted 3 days ago
More people in Lancashire have been told they no longer have to boil their water following the outbreak of a parasitic bug in supplies. United Utilities on Sunday lifted the boil water notice on another 86,000 households in Chorley, Preston and... Read more
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Harrow Times
Boiled water notice lifted in more areas of Lancashire after outbreakMore people in Lancashire have been told they no longer have to boil their wate
Boiled water notice lifted in more areas of Lancashire after outbreak
Harrow Times / Posted 3 days ago
More people in Lancashire have been told they no longer have to boil their water following the outbreak of a parasitic bug in supplies. United Utilities on Sunday lifted the boil water notice on another 86,000 households in Chorley, Preston and... Read more
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This is West Country
Boiled water notice lifted in more areas of Lancashire after outbreakMore people in Lancashire have been told they no longer have to boil their wate
Boiled water notice lifted in more areas of Lancashire after outbreak
This is West Country / Posted 3 days ago
More people in Lancashire have been told they no longer have to boil their water following the outbreak of a parasitic bug in supplies. United Utilities on Sunday lifted the boil water notice on another 86,000 households in Chorley, Preston and... Read more
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Gazette News
Boiled water notice lifted in more areas of Lancashire after outbreakMore people in Lancashire have been told they no longer have to boil their wate
Boiled water notice lifted in more areas of Lancashire after outbreak
Gazette News / Posted 3 days ago
More people in Lancashire have been told they no longer have to boil their water following the outbreak of a parasitic bug in supplies. United Utilities on Sunday lifted the boil water notice on another 86,000 households in Chorley, Preston and... Read more
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Express and Star
Boiled water notice lifted in more areas of Lancashire after outbreak « Express & StarUnited Utilities on Sunday lifted the boil water notice on another 86,000 house
Boiled water notice lifted in more areas of Lancashire after outbreak « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 3 days ago
United Utilities on Sunday lifted the boil water notice on another 86,000 households in Chorley, Preston and South Ribble. This follows the first phase of restrictions to be lifted last Thursday in other areas including Blackpool. About half of the... Read more
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Bolton News
Boiled water notice lifted in more areas of Lancashire after outbreakMore people in Lancashire have been told they no longer have to boil their wate
Boiled water notice lifted in more areas of Lancashire after outbreak
Bolton News / Posted 3 days ago
More people in Lancashire have been told they no longer have to boil their water following the outbreak of a parasitic bug in supplies. United Utilities on Sunday lifted the boil water notice on another 86,000 households in Chorley, Preston and... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Boiled water notice lifted in more areas of Lancashire after outbreakMore people in Lancashire have been told they no longer have to boil their wate
Boiled water notice lifted in more areas of Lancashire after outbreak
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 3 days ago
More people in Lancashire have been told they no longer have to boil their water following the outbreak of a parasitic bug in supplies. United Utilities on Sunday lifted the boil water notice on another 86,000 households in Chorley, Preston and... Read more
22 related stories
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Wandsworth Guardian
Boiled water notice lifted in more areas of Lancashire after outbreakMore people in Lancashire have been told they no longer have to boil their wate
Boiled water notice lifted in more areas of Lancashire after outbreak
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
More people in Lancashire have been told they no longer have to boil their water following the outbreak of a parasitic bug in supplies. United Utilities on Sunday lifted the boil water notice on another 86,000 households in Chorley, Preston and... Read more
22 related stories
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Croydon Guardian
Boiled water notice lifted in more areas of Lancashire after outbreakMore people in Lancashire have been told they no longer have to boil their wate
Boiled water notice lifted in more areas of Lancashire after outbreak
Croydon Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
More people in Lancashire have been told they no longer have to boil their water following the outbreak of a parasitic bug in supplies. United Utilities on Sunday lifted the boil water notice on another 86,000 households in Chorley, Preston and... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Boiled water notice lifted in more areas of Lancashire after outbreakMore people in Lancashire have been told they no longer have to boil their wate
Boiled water notice lifted in more areas of Lancashire after outbreak
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
More people in Lancashire have been told they no longer have to boil their water following the outbreak of a parasitic bug in supplies. United Utilities on Sunday lifted the boil water notice on another 86,000 households in Chorley, Preston and... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Boiled water notice lifted in more areas of Lancashire after outbreakMore people in Lancashire have been told they no longer have to boil their wate
Boiled water notice lifted in more areas of Lancashire after outbreak
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 3 days ago
More people in Lancashire have been told they no longer have to boil their water following the outbreak of a parasitic bug in supplies. United Utilities on Sunday lifted the boil water notice on another 86,000 households in Chorley, Preston and... Read more
22 related stories
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Lancashire Telegraph
Boiled water notice lifted in more areas of Lancashire after outbreakMore people in Lancashire have been told they no longer have to boil their wate
Boiled water notice lifted in more areas of Lancashire after outbreak
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
More people in Lancashire have been told they no longer have to boil their water following the outbreak of a parasitic bug in supplies. United Utilities on Sunday lifted the boil water notice on another 86,000 households in Chorley, Preston and... Read more
22 related stories
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Oxford Mail
Boiled water notice lifted in more areas of Lancashire after outbreakMore people in Lancashire have been told they no longer have to boil their wate
Boiled water notice lifted in more areas of Lancashire after outbreak
Oxford Mail / Posted 3 days ago
More people in Lancashire have been told they no longer have to boil their water following the outbreak of a parasitic bug in supplies. United Utilities on Sunday lifted the boil water notice on another 86,000 households in Chorley, Preston and... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Water watchdog in calls for cash to all affected Lancashire residentsWATER watchdog the Consumer Council for Water (CCWater) called on United Utilit
Water watchdog in calls for cash to all affected Lancashire residents
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
WATER watchdog the Consumer Council for Water (CCWater) called on United Utilities to hand out swift compensation to customers affected by the boil water notice. The water supplier lifted a notice to boil drinking water in some parts of Chorley on... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Water bug ban lifted in some areas of LancashireUNITED Utilities has lifted the ‘boil your water’ advice in parts of Chorley.
Water bug ban lifted in some areas of Lancashire
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
UNITED Utilities has lifted the ‘boil your water’ advice in parts of Chorley. Three weeks after informing more than 300,000 households that they needed to boil drinking water, UU is writing to customers in certain parts of Chorley, Blackpool and... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Mancunian Way hole: Repair work to take place 'round the clock' over bank holiday weekendRepair work on the giant Mancunian Way hole WILL be taking place round the cloc
Mancunian Way hole: Repair work to take place 'round the clock' over bank holiday weekend
Manchester Evening News / Posted 5 days ago
Repair work on the giant Mancunian Way hole WILL be taking place round the clock this weekend, United Utilities bosses have confirmed. Rather than having one lane open in a single direction, a contraflow system will be put in place, allowing traffic... Read more
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thebee
VIDEO: Lancashire water updateUnited Utilities is starting the process to lift the boil water advice in some
VIDEO: Lancashire water update
thebee / Posted 5 days ago
United Utilities is starting the process to lift the boil water advice in some specific parts of Lancashire. With immediate effect, customers in certain parts of Blackpool, Chorley and Preston can drink from the tap as normal and are no longer... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Mancunian Way won't re-open before weekend after giant hole appeared in carriagewayBut rather than having one lane open in a single direction, a contraflow system
Mancunian Way won't re-open before weekend after giant hole appeared in carriageway
Manchester Evening News / Posted 5 days ago
But rather than having one lane open in a single direction, a contraflow system will be put in place from Tuesday, allowing traffic to move in both directions. A temporary 20mph speed limit will be introduced and restrictions for larger vehicles... Read more
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ITV.com
Warning to boil tap water is lifted in parts of LancashireUnited Utilities said it took the decision after water quality returned to norm
Warning to boil tap water is lifted in parts of Lancashire
ITV.com / Posted 5 days ago
United Utilities said it took the decision after water quality returned to normal in some areas and that it was "working round the clock" to solve the problem. "We always said that we would lift the boil water notice as soon as we were able to in... Read more
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thebee
Tap Water Partly Restored After Bug OutbreakTap water has been declared safe to drink in parts of Lancashire three weeks af
Tap Water Partly Restored After Bug Outbreak
thebee / Posted 6 days ago
Tap water has been declared safe to drink in parts of Lancashire three weeks after a parasitic outbreak. United Utilities said residents in parts of Blackpool, Chorley and Preston no longer needed to boil their water. But the restriction remains in... Read more
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thebee
WATER: Residents petition for parliament interventionBoil water notices are still in place and now residents are petitioning for par
WATER: Residents petition for parliament intervention
thebee / Posted 6 days ago
Boil water notices are still in place and now residents are petitioning for parliament to find out why. Over 12,500 people have signed the petition to find out WHY cryptosporidium got into our water supply. Chorley MP Lindsay Hoyle's constituency... Read more
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thebee
WATER UPDATE: Boil water notice lifted in certain areasUnited Utilities is starting the process to lift the boil water advice in some
WATER UPDATE: Boil water notice lifted in certain areas
thebee / Posted 6 days ago
United Utilities is starting the process to lift the boil water advice in some specific parts of Lancashire. With immediate effect, customers in certain parts of Blackpool, Chorley and Preston can drink from the tap as normal and are no longer... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Tap water in parts of Lancashire declared safe following parasitic outbreak United Utilities said it has lifted the tap water restriction for homes in pa
Tap water in parts of Lancashire declared safe following parasitic outbreak
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
United Utilities said it has lifted the tap water restriction for homes in parts of Blackpool, Chorley and Preston Tap water has been declared safe to drink in parts of... Read more
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thebee
WATER: Residents petition for parliament intervensionBoil water notices are still in place and now residents are petitioning for par
WATER: Residents petition for parliament intervension
thebee / Posted 6 days ago
Boil water notices are still in place and now residents are petitioning for parliament to find out why. Over 12,500 people have signed the petition to find out WHY cryptosporidium got into our water supply. Chorley MP Lindsay Hoyle's constituency... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Personal injury solicitor advises residents to record any ‘water bug’ symptomsNORTH WEST personal injury solicitor Sucheet Amin has advised residents affecte
Personal injury solicitor advises residents to record any ‘water bug’ symptoms
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
NORTH WEST personal injury solicitor Sucheet Amin has advised residents affected by the recent water scare to keep a diary of their symptoms. She said detailed medical records were essential to claim compensation because of the cryptosporidium... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Mancunian Way hole: Images show diggers in action as work continues to reopen roadDiggers, workmen and concrete slabs can all be spotted on the city thoroughfare
Mancunian Way hole: Images show diggers in action as work continues to reopen road
Manchester Evening News / Posted 7 days ago
Diggers, workmen and concrete slabs can all be spotted on the city thoroughfare which remains closed off to motorists. Initial work has now been completed and the council and United Utilities are understood to be aiming to get some traffic flowing... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
No end in sight for water bug safety alert across LancashireUNITED Utilities has refused to give an end date for the boil-water alert for 3
No end in sight for water bug safety alert across Lancashire
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
UNITED Utilities has refused to give an end date for the boil-water alert for 300,000 customers in Lancashire, as criticism of handling of the crisis grew. A spokesman for the firm said: “We are continuing to make good progress with the first three... Read more
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thebee
A hospice in Preston is right in the centre of Lancashire's water crisisA hospice in Preston is dealing with the on-going water crisis in Lancashire.
A hospice in Preston is right in the centre of Lancashire's water crisis
thebee / Posted 7 days ago
A hospice in Preston is dealing with the on-going water crisis in Lancashire. St. Catherine's Hospice has been having to boil it's water for the past three weeks - for patients, visitors and staff. The hospice - which helps give patients a quality... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Mancunian Way hole: Initial work has now been completed and one lane could be open as early as THIS FridayAt least one lane on the Mancunian Way could be reopened on Friday as work cont
Mancunian Way hole: Initial work has now been completed and one lane could be open as early as THIS Friday
Manchester Evening News / Posted 8 days ago
At least one lane on the Mancunian Way could be reopened on Friday as work continues to fix the huge sinkhole which suddenly appeared 11 days ago. Initial work has now been completed and the council and United Utilities are aiming to get some... Read more
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