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Whitehaven News
Water leak will not affect Whitehaven's much anticipated festivalhave made reassurances that everything is on track. Marie Whitehead, of organi
Whitehaven News / Posted 5 hours ago
have made reassurances that everything is on track. Marie Whitehead, of organisers CN Events, said: "I've spoken with United Utilities engineers who said the work is confined to a small space. There is no impact on the festival and we're... Read more
6h
The News and Star
Water leak will not affect Whitehaven's much anticipated festivalhave made reassurances that everything is on track. Marie Whitehead, of organi
The News and Star / Posted 6 hours ago
have made reassurances that everything is on track. Marie Whitehead, of organisers CN Events, said: "I've spoken with United Utilities engineers who said the work is confined to a small space. There is no impact on the festival and we're... Read more
11h
The News and Star
Polluted water flows into Whitehaven Harbour from burst pipewater poured into Whitehaven Harbour last night after a severe leak from a main
The News and Star / Posted 11 hours ago
water poured into Whitehaven Harbour last night after a severe leak from a mains pipe. The Coastguard, water company United Utilities and the Environment Agency attended the scene just after 8.15pm. The Coastguard monitored the spread of... Read more
11h
Whitehaven News
Polluted water flows into Whitehaven Harbour from burst pipeleak from a mains pipe. Water main burst at Whitehaven harbourPhoto: Whitehave
Whitehaven News / Posted 11 hours ago
leak from a mains pipe. Water main burst at Whitehaven harbourPhoto: Whitehaven Coastguard The Coastguard, water company United Utilities and the Environment Agency attended the scene just after 8.15pm. The Coastguard monitored the spread of... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Water supply issues drop-in flooded with peoplebeen speaking to representatives from a water company about the changes to thei
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted yesterday
been speaking to representatives from a water company about the changes to their supply. A drop-in session, organised by United Utilities, took place in Egremont after people complained about the change which saw soft and hard water... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Why students are ditching traditional courses for degree apprenticeshipsMalcolm Press (Image: Jonathan Oakes) MMU currently works with 70 employers ra
Manchester Evening News / Posted yesterday
Malcolm Press (Image: Jonathan Oakes) MMU currently works with 70 employers ranging from BMW, AstraZenec, Barclays, United Utilities, Pizza Hut to GlazoSmithKline. Vice Chancellor Professor Malcolm Press said: “Universities are operating in... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Water bosses admit supply change could indirectly be behind skin rashesindirectly be the cause of people's skin rashes. Scores of people have been co
Whitehaven News / Posted yesterday
indirectly be the cause of people's skin rashes. Scores of people have been complaining of irritated and itchy skin since United Utilities began blending soft water with hard. The company has now said that, due to the soap not lathering as much... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
How university degrees are better equipping young people for the workplace& technology, management, marketing and law. MMU currently works with 70 emplo
Liverpool Echo / Posted yesterday
& technology, management, marketing and law. MMU currently works with 70 employers ranging from BMW, AstraZenec, Barclays, United Utilities, Pizza Hut to GlazoSmithKline. Vice Chancellor Professor Malcolm Press said: “Universities are operating in... Read more
2d
SKY News
Water firm admits supplying contaminated waterwhich can cause diarrhoea, stomach cramps and vomiting. Lisa Roberts QC entere
SKY News / Posted 2 days ago
which can cause diarrhoea, stomach cramps and vomiting. Lisa Roberts QC entered the guilty plea on behalf of United Utilities to the charge of supplying water unfit for human consumption between 30 July 2015 and 18 August... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
United Utilities plead guilty over cryptosporidium outbreakUNITED Utilities has pleaded guilty to the supply of water unfit for human cons
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
UNITED Utilities has pleaded guilty to the supply of water unfit for human consumption across parts of East Lancashire after a cryptosporidium outbreak in 2015. Approximately 700,000 people in Lancashire were affected including residents in Mellor,... Read more
4d
Liverpool Echo
Gas leak and sinkhole on The Strand will take DAYS to repairdespair for commuters as a carriageway on Edge Lane remains closed after a sink
Liverpool Echo / Posted 4 days ago
despair for commuters as a carriageway on Edge Lane remains closed after a sinkhole formed last month. It was revealed by United Utilities, who are repairing the hole at Edge Lane, that the carriageway would be closed until at least early... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Rubble trouble on new estate gives Barrow homeowner the humppartnership project run between Brookehouse Group, Holker Group, and Modlar Hom
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 4 days ago
partnership project run between Brookehouse Group, Holker Group, and Modlar Homes. A spokesman for the partnership said: "United Utilities have been out there this morning [July 17] to look at the pumping station and there is a contractor who has... Read more
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Whitehaven News
United Utilities to hold water supply drop-in in GosforthResidents will be able to question water bosses about changes to the supply tom
Whitehaven News / Posted 4 days ago
Residents will be able to question water bosses about changes to the supply tomorrow. United Utilities has announced it will hold a drop-in session at Gosforth Public Hall, Denton Hill, Gosforth between 1pm and 8pm. Concerns have been raised from... Read more
4d
Liverpool Echo
Heavy traffic on Strand after gas leak and hole opens in roadbeen closed off for repairs to be carried out on the hole - the cause of which
Liverpool Echo / Posted 4 days ago
been closed off for repairs to be carried out on the hole - the cause of which is yet to be confirmed. It was revealed by United Utilities, who are repairing the hole at Edge Lane, that the carriageway would be closed until at least early... Read more
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The News and Star
Around 200 properties left without water in Cumbrian villageAround 200 homes were left without water in Wetheral this morning. United Util
The News and Star / Posted 6 days ago
Around 200 homes were left without water in Wetheral this morning. United Utilities have confirmed a main had burst near Plains Road. Traffic lights were in place around lunch time while repairs were taking place and residents were offered bottled... Read more
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The News and Star
Around 200 properties left without water in West Cumbrian villageAround 200 homes were left without water in Wetheral this morning. United Util
The News and Star / Posted 6 days ago
Around 200 homes were left without water in Wetheral this morning. United Utilities have confirmed a main had burst near Plains Road. Traffic lights were in place around lunch time while repairs were taking place and residents were offered bottled... Read more
7d
The News and Star
VIDEO: Angry West Cumbrian residents quiz water bosses over supply changevoiced their concerns to representatives from a water company over changes in t
The News and Star / Posted 7 days ago
voiced their concerns to representatives from a water company over changes in their supply. A drop-in session organised by United Utilities took place at St Mary's Church in Harrington today, after complaints about the change to the water supply,... Read more
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Whitehaven News
VIDEO: Angry West Cumbrian residents quiz water bosses over supply changeover changes in their supply. Residents attend a water drop-in session at Harr
Whitehaven News / Posted 7 days ago
over changes in their supply. Residents attend a water drop-in session at Harrington A drop-in session organised by United Utilities took place at St Mary's Church in Harrington today, after complaints about the change to the water supply,... Read more
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7d
West Cumberland Times & Star
VIDEO: Angry Workington residents quiz water bosses over supply changeover changes in their supply. Residents attend a water drop in session at Harr
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 7 days ago
over changes in their supply. Residents attend a water drop in session at Harrington A drop in session organised by United Utilities, took place at St Mary's Church in Harrington today, after complaints about the change to the water supply,... Read more
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7d
Manchester Evening News
One of Stockport's busiest roads closed until further notice after sewer collapseboth directions. Diversions are in place and repair work is expected to begin
Manchester Evening News / Posted 7 days ago
both directions. Diversions are in place and repair work is expected to begin on Friday afternoon. “It is expected that United Utilities will begin repair works later today and continue over the weekend and into next week. A completion date for... Read more
8d
The News and Star
United Utilities announce water supply drop-in in WorkingtonResidents will be able to question water bosses about the change to the Working
The News and Star / Posted 8 days ago
Residents will be able to question water bosses about the change to the Workington supply tomorrow. United Utilities has announced it will hold a drop-in session at St Mary's Church in Harrington between noon and 6pm. Concerns have been raised from... Read more
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8d
West Cumberland Times & Star
United Utilities announce water supply drop-in in WorkingtonResidents will be able to question water bosses about the change to the Working
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 8 days ago
Residents will be able to question water bosses about the change to the Workington supply tomorrow. United Utilities has announced it will hold a drop-in session at St Mary's Church in Harrington between noon and 6pm. Concerns have been raised from... Read more
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9d
The News and Star
Water supply issues drop-in flooded with peoplebeen speaking to representatives from a water company about the changes to thei
The News and Star / Posted 9 days ago
been speaking to representatives from a water company about the changes to their supply. A drop-in session, organised by United Utilities, is taking place in Egremont today after people complained about the change which saw soft and hard water... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Water supply issues drop-in flooded with peoplebeen speaking to representatives from a water company about the changes to thei
Whitehaven News / Posted 9 days ago
been speaking to representatives from a water company about the changes to their supply. A drop-in session, organised by United Utilities, is taking place in Egremont today after people complained about the change which saw soft and hard water... Read more
9d
North-West Evening Mail
Water companies caused 1,902 pollution cases in 2016, figures revealwater sources lower than normal following the dry winter, except for Thames Wat
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 9 days ago
water sources lower than normal following the dry winter, except for Thames Water, which failed its targets to curb leaks. United Utilities, in the north west of England, and Wessex Water were the best performing companies overall. Dr Toby... Read more
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The News and Star
Water companies caused 1,902 pollution cases in 2016, figures revealwater sources lower than normal following the dry winter, except for Thames Wat
The News and Star / Posted 9 days ago
water sources lower than normal following the dry winter, except for Thames Water, which failed its targets to curb leaks. United Utilities, in the north west of England, and Wessex Water were the best performing companies overall. Dr Toby... Read more
10d
West Cumberland Times & Star
Copeland water is safe to drink, say officialsa change in the water supply. In a statement published today, The Drinking Wat
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 10 days ago
a change in the water supply. In a statement published today, The Drinking Water Inspectorate said it was aware that United Utilities have changed the source of water that supplies drinking water to the Copeland area. "The inspectorate is... Read more
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The News and Star
Copeland water is safe to drink, say officialsa change in the water supply. In a statement published today, The Drinking Wat
The News and Star / Posted 10 days ago
a change in the water supply. In a statement published today, The Drinking Water Inspectorate said it was aware that United Utilities have changed the source of water that supplies drinking water to the Copeland area. "The inspectorate is... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Copeland water is safe to drink, say officialsa change in the water supply. In a statement published today, The Drinking Wat
Whitehaven News / Posted 10 days ago
a change in the water supply. In a statement published today, The Drinking Water Inspectorate said it was aware that United Utilities have changed the source of water that supplies drinking water to the Copeland area. "The inspectorate is... Read more
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11d
Bolton News
There's good news for motorists on one of Bolton's busiest roads this weekRoad to install a new water connection should be completed by Wednesday. The r
Bolton News / Posted 11 days ago
Road to install a new water connection should be completed by Wednesday. The road works are being carried out by United Utilities Water. In order to carry out the necessary works, one lane of Manchester Road has been closed for the... Read more
11d
Pendle Today
£1m windfall flows back to Lancashire schoolsflowing the way of Lancashire schools after water company bosses agreed to a bi
Pendle Today / Posted 11 days ago
flowing the way of Lancashire schools after water company bosses agreed to a bill reduction. Following a lengthy campaign, United Utilities will offer a significant discount on waste water charges that could represent a £1m windfall for county... Read more
12d
Lancashire Telegraph
Delight for campaigners after decision on wind turbinesthe harm identified, such as the renewable benefits of the scheme. The full pl
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
the harm identified, such as the renewable benefits of the scheme. The full plans originally submitted by Peel Energy and United Utilities were given the go-ahead in 2015. However the application was 'called in' by the secretary of state to take... Read more
13d
Lancashire Telegraph
New solar panel park could be set to be builtof power and a proposed operational life of 25 years. Some of the land for the
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
of power and a proposed operational life of 25 years. Some of the land for the proposed site is greenbelt land, but United Utilities hope the environmental benefits mean it falls under ‘very special circumstances’ and will be allowed. A... Read more
14d
Bury Times
Plans for England's biggest onshore wind farm near Bury are rejectedfor a further 16 turbines at Scout Moor, between Rochdale and Rossendale. Perm
Bury Times / Posted 14 days ago
for a further 16 turbines at Scout Moor, between Rochdale and Rossendale. Permission was granted to Peel Energy and United Utilities by both Rochdale and Rossendale councils in 2015 but the government “called in” the decision in... Read more
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Bolton News
Man who dumped cannabis waste at beauty spot is fineddue to his extensive knowledge of the field through work. He took Kadir’s regi
Bolton News / Posted 14 days ago
due to his extensive knowledge of the field through work. He took Kadir’s registration plate and reported the incident to United Utilities, who own the land. Councillor Paul Walmsley, who oversees Chorley Council’s environmental prosecutions,... Read more
15d
The News and Star
Water bosses admit supply change could indirectly be behind skin rashesindirectly be the cause of people's skin rashes. Scores of people have been co
The News and Star / Posted 15 days ago
indirectly be the cause of people's skin rashes. Scores of people have been complaining of irritated and itchy skin since United Utilities began blending soft water with hard. The company has now said that, due to the soap not lathering as much... Read more
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15d
Whitehaven News
Water bosses admit supply change could indirectly be behind skin rashesindirectly be the cause of people's skin rashes. Scores of people have been co
Whitehaven News / Posted 15 days ago
indirectly be the cause of people's skin rashes. Scores of people have been complaining of irritated and itchy skin since United Utilities began blending soft water with hard. The company has now said that, due to the soap not lathering as much... Read more
2 related articles
15d
West Cumberland Times & Star
Water bosses admit supply change could indirectly be behind skin rashesindirectly be the cause of people's skin rashes. Scores of people have been co
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 15 days ago
indirectly be the cause of people's skin rashes. Scores of people have been complaining of irritated and itchy skin since United Utilities began blending soft water with hard. The company has now said that, due to the soap not lathering as much... Read more
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15d
Liverpool Echo
Edge Lane to remain closed until at least AUGUST while sinkhole is repairedof the major commuter route is closed while repairs are carried out on the larg
Liverpool Echo / Posted 15 days ago
of the major commuter route is closed while repairs are carried out on the large hole at the junction of Beech Street. Now United Utilities has confirmed the timescale of the repair work, after uncovering the scale of the damage. Mike Wood from... Read more
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Bolton News
Fly-tipper fined for dumping 'remnants of cannabis cultivation' at beauty spotdue to his extensive knowledge of the field through work. He took Kadir’s regi
Bolton News / Posted 15 days ago
due to his extensive knowledge of the field through work. He took Kadir’s registration plate and reported the incident to United Utilities, who own the land. Councillor Paul Walmsley, who oversees Chorley Council’s environmental prosecutions,... Read more
15d
Lancashire Telegraph
Council’s reservoir warning for summer monthsHYNDBURN Council is warning young people to ensure they stay safe around reserv
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
HYNDBURN Council is warning young people to ensure they stay safe around reservoirs this summer. Research from United Utilities has revealed a third of people in the North West would consider swimming in a reservoir to cool down. National... Read more
15d
The News and Star
Call for public inquiry over water supply switch 'that has made people ill'a public inquiry following a change in the water supply which they claim has le
The News and Star / Posted 15 days ago
a public inquiry following a change in the water supply which they claim has left them with health problems. Since United Utilities began blending soft water from Ennerdale with harder water from Egremont boreholes a few weeks ago, people... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Call for public inquiry over water supply switch 'that has made people ill'public inquiry following a change in the water supply which they claim has left
Whitehaven News / Posted 15 days ago
public inquiry following a change in the water supply which they claim has left them with a raft of health problems. Since United Utilities began blending soft water from Ennerdale with harder water from Egremont boreholes a few weeks ago, people... Read more
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15d
West Cumberland Times & Star
Call for public inquiry over water supply switch 'that has made people ill'public inquiry following a change in the water supply which they claim has left
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 15 days ago
public inquiry following a change in the water supply which they claim has left them with a raft of health problems. Since United Utilities began blending soft water from Ennerdale with harder water from Egremont boreholes a few weeks ago, people... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Demand for action over water changepublic inquiry following a change in the water supply which they claim has left
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 15 days ago
public inquiry following a change in the water supply which they claim has left them with a raft of health problems. Since United Utilities began blending soft water from Ennerdale with harder water from Egremont boreholes a few weeks ago, people... Read more
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15d
Whitehaven News
Demand for action over water changepublic inquiry following a change in the water supply which they claim has left
Whitehaven News / Posted 15 days ago
public inquiry following a change in the water supply which they claim has left them with a raft of health problems. Since United Utilities began blending soft water from Ennerdale with harder water from Egremont boreholes a few weeks ago, people... Read more
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15d
The News and Star
Demand for action over water changepublic inquiry following a change in the water supply which they claim has left
The News and Star / Posted 15 days ago
public inquiry following a change in the water supply which they claim has left them with a raft of health problems. Since United Utilities began blending soft water from Ennerdale with harder water from Egremont boreholes a few weeks ago, people... Read more
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15d
West Cumberland Times & Star
Demand for action over water changepublic inquiry following a change in the water supply which they claim has left
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 15 days ago
public inquiry following a change in the water supply which they claim has left them with a raft of health problems. Since United Utilities began blending soft water from Ennerdale with harder water from Egremont boreholes a few weeks ago, people... Read more
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17d
The News and Star
Water supply change is making us ill, claim residentswater supply has left them with itchy skin, mouth ulcers, upset stomachs and be
The News and Star / Posted 17 days ago
water supply has left them with itchy skin, mouth ulcers, upset stomachs and being unable to drink from the tap. Since United Utilities blended soft water from Ennerdale with harder water from Egremont boreholes a few weeks ago, people say... Read more
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Whitehaven News
West Cumbrians claim water supply is causing upset stomachswater supply has left them with itchy skin, mouth ulcers, upset stomachs and be
Whitehaven News / Posted 17 days ago
water supply has left them with itchy skin, mouth ulcers, upset stomachs and being unable to drink from the tap. Since United Utilities blended soft water from Ennerdale with harder water from Egremont boreholes a few weeks ago, people say... Read more
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