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West Moreland Gazette
Planning applications submitted to the Lake District National Park AuthorityBay TIC Date valid: 09-Jun-2016 Case Officer: Laura Ross Grid Ref: 333398 50
Planning applications submitted to the Lake District National Park Authority
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
Bay TIC Date valid: 09-Jun-2016 Case Officer: Laura Ross Grid Ref: 333398 506421 Applicant Name: Mrs Caroline Holden, United Utilities Water Ltd Location: Green Farm, Wet Sleddale, Shap, Penrith, CA10 3NE Development: Replacement of the... Read more
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Pendle Today
Value of Lancashire’s top companies tumble following Brexit votePLC, which has a base in Lancashire, has seen its share price fall by more than
Value of Lancashire’s top companies tumble following Brexit vote
Pendle Today / Posted 2 days ago
PLC, which has a base in Lancashire, has seen its share price fall by more than three per cent in the last 24 hours, while United Utilities’ value has also fallen by three per cent. AN F35, BAE Systems at Samlesbury build the aft and tail... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Flood warnings were too lateinfluence of the Yearl weir and Yearl gravel islands on flood risk will also be
Flood warnings were too late
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 2 days ago
influence of the Yearl weir and Yearl gravel islands on flood risk will also be investigated. According to the report, United Utilities is set to carry out work to prevent water flows eroding the Yearl. It calls on residents to review the... Read more
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heraldscotland
Scottish Water grabs big share of English business market through acquisitionBusiness Stream the third biggest non-domestic supper in the UK behind Thames W
Scottish Water grabs big share of English business market through acquisition
heraldscotland / Posted 3 days ago
Business Stream the third biggest non-domestic supper in the UK behind Thames Water and the Water Plus venture formed by United Utilities and Severn Trent Water. Business Stream has made clear its ambitions to build a big business south of the... Read more
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heraldscotland
Scottish Power grabs big share of English business market through acquisitionBusiness Stream the third biggest non-domestic supper in the UK behind Thames W
Scottish Power grabs big share of English business market through acquisition
heraldscotland / Posted 3 days ago
Business Stream the third biggest non-domestic supper in the UK behind Thames Water and the Water Plus venture formed by United Utilities and Severn Trent Water. Business Stream has made clear its ambitions to build a big business south of the... Read more
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heraldscotland
Market rallies to two-month high after poll points to marginal lead for remainto 694.7p, Antofagasta up 15.3p to 440.3p, Royal Dutch Shell B up 56.5p to 1889
Market rallies to two-month high after poll points to marginal lead for remain
heraldscotland / Posted 3 days ago
to 694.7p, Antofagasta up 15.3p to 440.3p, Royal Dutch Shell B up 56.5p to 1889p. The biggest fallers were Paddy Power Betfair down 415p to 8700p, United Utilities down 24.5p to 932.5p, Burberry Group down 24p to 1109p, Diageo down 9.5p to... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Water supply returns for Burnley residents after a burst pipewater earlier today. Engineers attended the site in the BB12 post code area af
Water supply returns for Burnley residents after a burst pipe
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
water earlier today. Engineers attended the site in the BB12 post code area after the pipe burst in Coverdale Way. A United Utilities spokesman said: “You may have noticed that the water is coming out of your tap slower than usual or may have... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Burnley residents without water after pipe burstswithout water. Engineers are attending the site in the BB12 post code area aft
Burnley residents without water after pipe bursts
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
without water. Engineers are attending the site in the BB12 post code area after the pipe burst in Coverdale Way. A United Utilities spokesman said: “You may have noticed that the water is coming out of your tap slower than usual or may have... Read more
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Bolton News
'Disaster' averted at Blackrod Scarecrow Festival after planned roadworks postponedScarecrow Festival has been averted — after planned works which could have disr
'Disaster' averted at Blackrod Scarecrow Festival after planned roadworks postponed
Bolton News / Posted 8 days ago
Scarecrow Festival has been averted — after planned works which could have disrupted the event have been postponed. United Utilities was due to be carrying out resurfacing works in Station Road, Blackrod, on the weekend of July 2 and 3... Read more
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The News and Star
We’ve all got spirit but who are the winners?all ages and abilities. The awards, run by CN Group, publisher of The Cumberla
We’ve all got spirit but who are the winners?
The News and Star / Posted 9 days ago
all ages and abilities. The awards, run by CN Group, publisher of The Cumberland News, and supported by Sellafield Ltd and United Utilities, were launched to recognise those men, women and children who were the unsung heroes of December's... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Water main burst in Maryport"We were not called out but in light of what was happening we turned out anyway
Water main burst in Maryport
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 11 days ago
"We were not called out but in light of what was happening we turned out anyway and began pumping away the water before United Utilities arrived. "We felt, in light of what happened in December, that out efforts would be appreciated." The... Read more
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Bolton News
Water company facing hefty fines after admitting polluting brook and killing hundreds of fishWATER company United Utilities and a partnership of construction companies are
Water company facing hefty fines after admitting polluting brook and killing hundreds of fish
Bolton News / Posted 11 days ago
WATER company United Utilities and a partnership of construction companies are facing the possibility of hefty fines after admitting polluting Bradshaw Brook and killing hundreds of fish. A diluted toxic chemical flowed through broken pipework into... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
The Mancunian Way has FINALLY fully reopenedclosure for the ‘final push’ resulted in gridlock across the city centre. But
The Mancunian Way has FINALLY fully reopened
Manchester Evening News / Posted 11 days ago
closure for the ‘final push’ resulted in gridlock across the city centre. But today, finally, the project described by United Utilities as the biggest emergency repair in their history is due to be completed. Around 400 metres of temporary... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Motorists brace themselves for second day of transport chaos as Mancunian Way remains closedin the long-run. Severe congestion in Manchester city centre She said: “It wa
Motorists brace themselves for second day of transport chaos as Mancunian Way remains closed
Manchester Evening News / Posted 12 days ago
in the long-run. Severe congestion in Manchester city centre She said: “It was not possible to do this work until United Utilities had capped over all their works and moved their site compound. “We had proposed the work this weekend but... Read more
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Saddleworth Extra
Police crackdown at litter-hit beauty spotdespite signage telling visitors not to bring barbecues or have naked flames in
Police crackdown at litter-hit beauty spot
Saddleworth Extra / Posted 12 days ago
despite signage telling visitors not to bring barbecues or have naked flames in the area. GMP, the RSPB, Tree for a Life, United Utilities, Oldham Council and the Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue services came together to tackle the problems... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
Police crackdown at litter-hit beauty spotdespite signage telling visitors not to bring barbecues or have naked flames in
Police crackdown at litter-hit beauty spot
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
despite signage telling visitors not to bring barbecues or have naked flames in the area. GMP, the RSPB, Tree for a Life, United Utilities, Oldham Council and the Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue services came together to tackle the problems... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Half a million litres of emergency water pumped to Manchester Royal Infirmary after yobs wreck hydrantshydrants. Almost half a million litres were pumped to the hospital after nine
Half a million litres of emergency water pumped to Manchester Royal Infirmary after yobs wreck hydrants
Manchester Evening News / Posted 13 days ago
hydrants. Almost half a million litres were pumped to the hospital after nine hydrants were damaged in north Manchester. United Utilities said the hospital’s internal supply tanks were affected because of where it and the hydrants sit on the... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Music dives into brand refresh for United Utilitiesbeing delivered as part of UU’s new multi-channel customer contact centre Anne
Music dives into brand refresh for United Utilities
Manchester Evening News / Posted 13 days ago
being delivered as part of UU’s new multi-channel customer contact centre Anne Hobson, head of customer communications at United Utilities, said: “We’ve worked closely with the Music team to evolve our existing brand and build upon its... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
The Mancunian Way was shut this morning - and it was EXACTLY as bad as you'd imagine!for bearing with us during this challenging work. “As the damage affected a ma
The Mancunian Way was shut this morning - and it was EXACTLY as bad as you'd imagine!
Manchester Evening News / Posted 13 days ago
for bearing with us during this challenging work. “As the damage affected a major sewer there was no alternative but for United Utilities to carry out this complex large-scale repair deep underground otherwise large parts of east Manchester would... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Dramatic pictures capture the floods that hit Liverpool todaybattled through the rain water. The Fire Brigade cordon off Queens Drive,Mossl
Dramatic pictures capture the floods that hit Liverpool today
Liverpool Echo / Posted 16 days ago
battled through the rain water. The Fire Brigade cordon off Queens Drive,Mossley Hill,after flash flooding in Liverpool. United Utilities said they received over 1,000 calls today - double the usual amount. A spokesman said additional United... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Liverpool and Wirral hit by storms and heavy rain - and more could be on its wayLiverpool. Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service said heavy rain had caused floodin
Liverpool and Wirral hit by storms and heavy rain - and more could be on its way
Liverpool Echo / Posted 16 days ago
Liverpool. Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service said heavy rain had caused flooding in shops in Chester Road, Little Sutton. United Utilities said they received over 1,000 calls today - double the usual amount. A spokesman said additional United... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Aigburth barbers forced to shut after torrential rainfall floods shoprain flooded Dom’s barbers and he is now worried the water will have got under
Aigburth barbers forced to shut after torrential rainfall floods shop
Liverpool Echo / Posted 16 days ago
rain flooded Dom’s barbers and he is now worried the water will have got under the floorboards and caused serious damage. United Utilities told the salon owner they would be sending an officer out tomorrow to assess the extent of the damage. Dom... Read more
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Saddleworth Extra
Taskforce set up over beauty spot litteringGMP's Saddleworth policing team will be working with the RSPB, Park Rangers Ser
Taskforce set up over beauty spot littering
Saddleworth Extra / Posted 16 days ago
GMP's Saddleworth policing team will be working with the RSPB, Park Rangers Service, Greater Manchester Fire Service and United Utilities at Dovestone, Greenfield. Police officers, some on mountain bikes, supported by a mobile police station,... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
Taskforce set up over beauty spot litteringGMP's Saddleworth policing team will be working with the RSPB, Park Rangers Ser
Taskforce set up over beauty spot littering
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 16 days ago
GMP's Saddleworth policing team will be working with the RSPB, Park Rangers Service, Greater Manchester Fire Service and United Utilities at Dovestone, Greenfield. Police officers, some on mountain bikes, supported by a mobile police station,... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Mancunian Way to be COMPLETELY closed for two days next week - before finally reopeninggiant 40ft deep hole which appeared in August 2015 “As the damage affected a m
Mancunian Way to be COMPLETELY closed for two days next week - before finally reopening
Manchester Evening News / Posted 16 days ago
giant 40ft deep hole which appeared in August 2015 “As the damage affected a major sewer there was no alternative but for United Utilities to carry out this complex large-scale repair deep underground otherwise large parts of East Manchester would... Read more
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The News and Star
Residents raise concerns over rat infestation on housing estatefor Allerdale council said environmental health officers, waste management and
Residents raise concerns over rat infestation on housing estate
The News and Star / Posted 16 days ago
for Allerdale council said environmental health officers, waste management and environment services were working with United Utilities and Workington Town Council to tackle a combination of factors to solve the problem. A Your Derwent &... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Rat infestation at Northsidefor Allerdale council said environmental health officers, waste management and
Rat infestation at Northside
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 16 days ago
for Allerdale council said environmental health officers, waste management and environment services were working with United Utilities and Workington Town Council to tackle a combination of factors to solve the problem. A Your Derwent &... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Broderick sets up stellar year with national winsand Stoke. News of the latest duo of accounts comes hot on the heels of anothe
Broderick sets up stellar year with national wins
Manchester Evening News / Posted 18 days ago
and Stoke. News of the latest duo of accounts comes hot on the heels of another raft of major contract wins, including United Utilities and Manchester’s First Street business community. Existing customers are growing too, with the company... Read more
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CIO
George Hunt: Sydney Water's new CIO hits resethas led similar transformations at three of the UK's biggest water companies; T
George Hunt: Sydney Water's new CIO hits reset
CIO / Posted 19 days ago
has led similar transformations at three of the UK's biggest water companies; Thames Water, Severn Trent Water and United Utilities; as well as at American Water, Washington Water, Greater Cincinnati Water Works, and the Los Angeles... Read more
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CIO
George Hunt: Sydney Water's new CIO hits resethas lead similar transformations at three of the UK's biggest water companies;
George Hunt: Sydney Water's new CIO hits reset
CIO / Posted 20 days ago
has lead similar transformations at three of the UK's biggest water companies; Thames Water, Severn Trent Water and United Utilities; as well as at American Water, Washington Water, Greater Cincinnati Water Works, and the Los Angeles... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Water engineers forced to request police escorts after spate of fire hydrants being set off in soaring temperaturestried to repair a leaking fire hydrant in Harpurhey on Sunday night but were ab
Water engineers forced to request police escorts after spate of fire hydrants being set off in soaring temperatures
Manchester Evening News / Posted 20 days ago
tried to repair a leaking fire hydrant in Harpurhey on Sunday night but were abused by an angry crowd. On the same evening United Utilities were called out to Salford to shut down seven tampered fire hydrants. And a further incident took place on... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
United Utilities vans stoned by yobs as workers tried to fix broken hydrantWater engineers were forced to request a police escort after vandals United Ut
United Utilities vans stoned by yobs as workers tried to fix broken hydrant
Liverpool Echo / Posted 20 days ago
Water engineers were forced to request a police escort after vandals United Utilities said a water hydrant was set off by youths, who were trying to cool off in soaring temperatures. Sean Robinson, a spokesperson for United Utilities, said: “We... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Liverpool homes lose water after vandals set off fire hydrant 'in bid to cool down'Vandals set off a fire hydrant in United Utilities said the broken hydrant was
Liverpool homes lose water after vandals set off fire hydrant 'in bid to cool down'
Liverpool Echo / Posted 20 days ago
Vandals set off a fire hydrant in United Utilities said the broken hydrant was on Soho Street and was set off on Monday evening. In a statement on their website, United Utilities said: “You may have noticed that the water is coming out of your tap... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Bootle warehouse blaze treated as suspected arsonburst water pipe inside the warehouse meant that water for all the units on the
Bootle warehouse blaze treated as suspected arson
Liverpool Echo / Posted 22 days ago
burst water pipe inside the warehouse meant that water for all the units on the industrial site was switched off by United Utilities to prevent further flooding. Tributes paid to scrambler bike victimDrugs gangs meet in Liverpool car... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Investigation launched into massive Bootle warehouse blazeburst water pipe inside the warehouse meant that water for all the units on the
Investigation launched into massive Bootle warehouse blaze
Liverpool Echo / Posted 22 days ago
burst water pipe inside the warehouse meant that water for all the units on the industrial site was switched off by United Utilities to prevent further flooding. Tributes paid to scrambler bike victimDrugs gangs meet in Liverpool car... Read more
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Saddleworth Extra
Charity's message to litter bugsa small number of visitors seem unable to respect such a magnificent local beau
Charity's message to litter bugs
Saddleworth Extra / Posted 23 days ago
a small number of visitors seem unable to respect such a magnificent local beauty spot. "We work closely with the RSPB, United Utilities, Peak District National Park Rangers and police to ensure Dovestone is kept clean and tidy for all visitors... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
MP welcomes water firm’s aid schemeWorkington MP Sue Hayman has thrown her support behind a new scheme designed to
MP welcomes water firm’s aid scheme
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 23 days ago
Workington MP Sue Hayman has thrown her support behind a new scheme designed to help vulnerable customers. United Utilities has launched its new Priority Services initiative to help people who are having problems paying bills, have mental health... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
Charity's message to litter bugsa small number of visitors seem unable to respect such a magnificent local beau
Charity's message to litter bugs
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 23 days ago
a small number of visitors seem unable to respect such a magnificent local beauty spot. "We work closely with the RSPB, United Utilities, Peak District National Park Rangers and police to ensure Dovestone is kept clean and tidy for all visitors... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Pedestrian struck by Metrolink close to Shudehill stationor the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111. Ringwa
Pedestrian struck by Metrolink close to Shudehill station
Manchester Evening News / Posted 23 days ago
or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111. Ringway Road is now open after it was closed for United Utilities to fix a burst water main Drivers should have no problems heading into the airport now. A burst water main... Read more
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Bury Times
Protest walk over wind farm attracts over 100 peopletrek. The proposal was approved by Rossendale council's development control co
Protest walk over wind farm attracts over 100 people
Bury Times / Posted 23 days ago
trek. The proposal was approved by Rossendale council's development control committee last September after Peel Energy and United Utilities submitted the joint venture to expand the wind farm from 26 to 42 turbines, back in September, despite... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
United Utilities blast loutish campers who left beauty spot near Bolton 'completely trashed'site is protected by bollards, but they were broken down so a car could be driv
United Utilities blast loutish campers who left beauty spot near Bolton 'completely trashed'
Manchester Evening News / Posted 24 days ago
site is protected by bollards, but they were broken down so a car could be driven up to the ruins on Saturday night. United Utilities said the castle was a popular landmark. A spokesman said: “There was glass everywhere which is really... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Scale of Mancunian Way sinkhole revealed for first time in new video of 'biggest emergency repair ever'appeared The sinkhole appeared in the carriageway when a water culvert underne
Scale of Mancunian Way sinkhole revealed for first time in new video of 'biggest emergency repair ever'
Manchester Evening News / Posted 24 days ago
appeared The sinkhole appeared in the carriageway when a water culvert underneath collapsed. The collapse destroyed a main United Utilities sewer and engineers were unable to repair it because of unsafe ground conditions. The ‘only option’ viable... Read more
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Bury Times
Protest walk attracts over 100 peopletrek. The proposal was approved by Rossendale council's development control co
Protest walk attracts over 100 people
Bury Times / Posted 24 days ago
trek. The proposal was approved by Rossendale council's development control committee last September after Peel Energy and United Utilities submitted the joint venture to expand the wind farm from 26 to 42 turbines, back in September, despite... Read more
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Bolton News
Heartbreak as Bolton beauty spot is 'completely trashed'undiscovered or ignored and often unpublicised. In a lot of cases local residen
Heartbreak as Bolton beauty spot is 'completely trashed'
Bolton News / Posted 24 days ago
undiscovered or ignored and often unpublicised. In a lot of cases local residents (I was one) clean up the mess because united utilities don't have enough rangers to patrol the whole of Rivington (I was told this by one of the rangers). There... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
EasyJet flight from Liverpool forced to land at Manchester Airport following 'technical issue'for bearing with us during this challenging work. “As the damage affected a ma
EasyJet flight from Liverpool forced to land at Manchester Airport following 'technical issue'
Manchester Evening News / Posted 24 days ago
for bearing with us during this challenging work. “As the damage affected a major sewer there was no alternative but for United Utilities to carry out this complex large-scale repair deep underground otherwise large parts of East Manchester would... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Heartbreak as Lancashire beauty spot is 'completely trashed'toilet paper and broken glass at the green space located on the eastern bank of
Heartbreak as Lancashire beauty spot is 'completely trashed'
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 24 days ago
toilet paper and broken glass at the green space located on the eastern bank of the lower Rivington Reservoir. Landowner United Utilities took pictures of the mess that had been left behind. A United Utilities ranger said: "Liverpool Castle is a... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Mancunian Way to fully reopen after giant sinkhole appeared in roadThe Mancunian Way will fully reopen on June 15 following major works to repair
Mancunian Way to fully reopen after giant sinkhole appeared in road
Manchester Evening News / Posted 24 days ago
The Mancunian Way will fully reopen on June 15 following major works to repair a sinkhole which appeared last year. United Utilities have completed a £6m tunnelling project to lay a new sewer and are now undertaking further replacement highway... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Manchester Airport warns of delays following French air traffic control strikes, Mancunian Way due to reopen in two weeksMancunian Way will fully re-open in a fortnight following major works to repair
Manchester Airport warns of delays following French air traffic control strikes, Mancunian Way due to reopen in two weeks
Manchester Evening News / Posted 24 days ago
Mancunian Way will fully re-open in a fortnight following major works to repair a sinkhole which appeared last year United Utilities have completed a £6m tunnelling project to lay a new sewer and are now undertaking further replacement... Read more
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Bolton News
Heart-break as Bolton beauty spot is 'completely trashed'toilet paper and broken glass at the green space located on the eastern bank of
Heart-break as Bolton beauty spot is 'completely trashed'
Bolton News / Posted 24 days ago
toilet paper and broken glass at the green space located on the eastern bank of the lower Rivington Reservoir. Landowner United Utilities took pictures of the mess that had been left behind. A United Utilities ranger said: "Liverpool Castle is a... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
People power to flood proof regionrisk planning. “I’ve also been speaking to the Environment Agency, who have co
People power to flood proof region
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 26 days ago
risk planning. “I’ve also been speaking to the Environment Agency, who have commissioned modelling and are working with United Utilities and Keswick Flood Action Group to better understand the impact that Thirlmere has on flood risk in the upper... Read more
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