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Manchester Evening News
Motorists in Littleborough driven round the bend by 'nightmare' roadworksDrivers reported being stuck in traffic for more than an hour this week after e
Motorists in Littleborough driven round the bend by 'nightmare' roadworks
Manchester Evening News / Posted 10 hours ago
Drivers reported being stuck in traffic for more than an hour this week after emergency repairs clashed with scheduled work on three of the main routes out of the town, leading some to complain they were ‘trapped in their homes’. Delays caused by... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Whitehaven hit by burst water mainParts of Whitehaven town centre have been closed off this morning as police and
Whitehaven hit by burst water main
Whitehaven News / Posted yesterday
Parts of Whitehaven town centre have been closed off this morning as police and utility company officials deal with a burst water main. A spokesman for United Utilities said engineers are on their way to the affected area, which is reported to... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Schools closed due to water problemsTwo schools in Cockermouth have been closed this morning. Cockermouth School a
Schools closed due to water problems
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted yesterday
Two schools in Cockermouth have been closed this morning. Cockermouth School and All Saints' CofE School, on Slatefell Drive, have been shut due to a lack of water. Both are due to reopen tomorrow (Thurs, Feb 11). United Utilities said the problem... Read more
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The News and Star
Schools closed due to water problemsThree schools in west Cumbria have been closed this morning. Both Cockermouth
Schools closed due to water problems
The News and Star / Posted yesterday
Three schools in west Cumbria have been closed this morning. Both Cockermouth School in Cockermouth and the town's All Saints' CofE School, on Slatefell Drive, have been shut due to a lack of water. Both are due to reopen tomorrow (Thurs, Feb... Read more
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The News and Star
Whitehaven hit by burst water mainParts of Whitehaven town centre have been closed off this morning as police and
Whitehaven hit by burst water main
The News and Star / Posted yesterday
Parts of Whitehaven town centre have been closed off this morning as police and utiliy company officials deal with a burst water main. A spokesman for United Utilities said engineers are on their way to the affected area, which is reported to... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Blackburn commuters to face rush-hour traffic problems for further six weeksTHERE are new rush-hour traffic problems facing commuters heading between Black
Blackburn commuters to face rush-hour traffic problems for further six weeks
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted yesterday
THERE are new rush-hour traffic problems facing commuters heading between Blackburn and the M65 Junction Six at Whitebirk. Temporary traffic lights are in place on Accrington Road and Furthergate for utility works and will be there for up to six... Read more
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Bolton News
Police target nuisance off-road vehicles in RivingtonPOLICE are operating in the Rivington area in a bid to stop off-road motorbikes
Police target nuisance off-road vehicles in Rivington
Bolton News / Posted 2 days ago
POLICE are operating in the Rivington area in a bid to stop off-road motorbikes and cars “ruining the landscape.” Eight officers from Lancashire Police have been deployed to patrol the area in a bid to cut down on the nuisance drivers. A facebook... Read more
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thebee
Water bosses hold meeting six months after Lancashire's water was contaminatedSix months on since Lancashire's water contamination scare, water bosses are me
Water bosses hold meeting six months after Lancashire's water was contaminated
thebee / Posted 2 days ago
Six months on since Lancashire's water contamination scare, water bosses are meeting today (9/2/2016) to discuss what they've learnt. Last August we told you that cryptospiridium had gotten into our water systems - and hundreds of thousands of... Read more
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Bolton News
Furious residents blast water company United Utilities after homes flood for 10th time in a monthHomeowners in Thorn Well cleared large amounts of water coming from land belong
Furious residents blast water company United Utilities after homes flood for 10th time in a month
Bolton News / Posted 3 days ago
Homeowners in Thorn Well cleared large amounts of water coming from land belonging to United Utilities on Saturday night. The homes have been flooded 10 times since the devastating Boxing Day floods and on Saturday residents spent up to four hours... 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 6 days 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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Lancashire Telegraph
Blackburn commuters frustrated by long delays after roadworks block main roadCOMMUTERS travelling in and out of Blackburn have been hampered by long delays
Blackburn commuters frustrated by long delays after roadworks block main road
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
COMMUTERS travelling in and out of Blackburn have been hampered by long delays after a series of roadworks blocked a main road. Lancashire County Council is creating an access road in Samlesbury for the long-awaited Lancashire Enterprise... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Slipway connecting Mancunian Way to Princess Parkway reopens following sinkhole repairsDrivers will no longer be forced to go on a detour through the city centre but
Slipway connecting Mancunian Way to Princess Parkway reopens following sinkhole repairs
Manchester Evening News / Posted 14 days ago
Drivers will no longer be forced to go on a detour through the city centre but they will still have to make their way through a contraflow system on the Mancunian Way itself. The slipway still remains closed to heavy goods vehicles. The slipway has... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
'Raw sewage' drain wrangle leaves Runcorn mum living in 'third world' miseryA RUNCORN mother is at the end of her tether over drainage issues that have lef
'Raw sewage' drain wrangle leaves Runcorn mum living in 'third world' misery
Liverpool Echo / Posted 15 days ago
A RUNCORN mother is at the end of her tether over drainage issues that have left the path to her home strewn with raw sewage. Paula Wain, of The Croft, has been embroiled in a two-year wrangle with her landlord, Plus Dane housing group and United... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Studies throw new light on the causes of the devastating December floods in CumbriaBy George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 8th December 2015 It’s as if it h
Studies throw new light on the causes of the devastating December floods in Cumbria
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
By George Monbiot, published in the Guardian 8th December 2015 It’s as if it had come to remind us of what’s at stake. While the climate negotiations in Paris trudge their dreary road, Storm Desmond takes a great boot to our backsides. Yet still we... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Dismay as Great Manchester Cycle cancelled because of city centre roadworksThe Great Manchester Cycle has been cancelled this year... because of roadworks
Dismay as Great Manchester Cycle cancelled because of city centre roadworks
Manchester Evening News / Posted 16 days ago
The Great Manchester Cycle has been cancelled this year... because of roadworks in the city centre. The annual event sees more than 7,000 bike enthusiasts saddle up and pedal their way across the city centre - with major roads closed off to allow... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Revealed: The mystery chemical substance that caused yesterday’s congestion in BootleThe mystery substance that led to workers being treated by paramedics and the c
Revealed: The mystery chemical substance that caused yesterday’s congestion in Bootle
Liverpool Echo / Posted 16 days ago
The mystery substance that led to workers being treated by paramedics and the closure of a main road yesterday (January 26) was an industrial solvent, Mersey Fire Service revealed today. The workers were checked by ambulance crews at the scene and... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Still time to get your nominations in for the ECHO Environment AwardsThere is still plenty of time to enter the Celebrating all things green the aw
Still time to get your nominations in for the ECHO Environment Awards
Liverpool Echo / Posted 16 days ago
There is still plenty of time to enter the Celebrating all things green the awards are a great chance to show the best green projects and initiatives taking place here on Merseyside. And best of all, you can nominate a specific project, business,... Read more
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Bolton News
6 sets of roadworks under way in BoltonBOLTON motorists could be affected by six lots of roadworks starting today. Wa
6 sets of roadworks under way in Bolton
Bolton News / Posted 17 days ago
BOLTON motorists could be affected by six lots of roadworks starting today. Waggon Road in Breightmet will be closed to traffic for more than two weeks while contractors create a new manhole in the road. Union Road will have temporary two way... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
How Victorian water engineers put Manchester on the tapManchester is a great city for lots of reasons - the sport, the music, the crea
How Victorian water engineers put Manchester on the tap
Manchester Evening News / Posted 19 days ago
Manchester is a great city for lots of reasons - the sport, the music, the creativity and the scientific discoveries. If it wasn’t for the visionary thinking of Manchester’s Victorian water engineers, the city would be a much smaller place, in every... Read more
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Bolton News
£385,000 for Bolton flood victims is "not enough" says MPA BOLTON MP has criticised the government for not providing enough funding for
£385,000 for Bolton flood victims is "not enough" says MP
Bolton News / Posted 20 days ago
A BOLTON MP has criticised the government for not providing enough funding for local flood victims. The town has been given almost £385,000 to help those affected by the floods — but Bolton South East MP Yasmin Qureshi says that amount is not... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Engineers dye river luminous green to help pinpoint leakNo, you’re not seeing things, this river really is luminous green. United Util
Engineers dye river luminous green to help pinpoint leak
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 23 days ago
No, you’re not seeing things, this river really is luminous green. United Utilities engineers put harmless dye into a two kilometre stretch of Colne Water, at Trawden to help them pinpoint where river water was finding its way into the local sewer... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
United Utilities sponsor the Liverpool ECHO Environment AwardsUnited Utilities is delighted to once again sponsor the We’re looking forward
United Utilities sponsor the Liverpool ECHO Environment Awards
Liverpool Echo / Posted 23 days ago
United Utilities is delighted to once again sponsor the We’re looking forward to seeing and hearing about all the work and projects taking place to help continue to make Liverpool a cleaner, healthier place to live and work. Throughout the period... Read more
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Bolton News
REVEALED: First images of housing development to replace civic suiteTHE first images of 40 new affordable homes set to be built on the site of Radc
REVEALED: First images of housing development to replace civic suite
Bolton News / Posted 24 days ago
THE first images of 40 new affordable homes set to be built on the site of Radcliffe Civic Suite have been revealed. It was announced in October that the civic centre would be closing in April and demolished to make way for the multi-million pound... Read more
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Bury Times
REVEALED: First images of housing development to replace civic suiteTHE first images of 40 new affordable homes set to be built on the site of Radc
REVEALED: First images of housing development to replace civic suite
Bury Times / Posted 24 days ago
THE first images of 40 new affordable homes set to be built on the site of Radcliffe Civic Suite have been revealed. It was announced in October that the civic centre would be closing in April and demolished to make way for the multi-million pound... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Power and water cut affects 300 homes after car hits power lineA ROAD traffic accident which led to around 305 customers being without power l
Power and water cut affects 300 homes after car hits power line
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 26 days ago
A ROAD traffic accident which led to around 305 customers being without power last night also caused homes in Mellor to be without water, energy bosses said. The accident occurred at around 6.10pm when a car driven by a 21-year-old woman collided... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Burst water main causes traffic chaos in StockportThe problem struck on the A6 Wellington Road South, near Grand Central complex,
Burst water main causes traffic chaos in Stockport
Manchester Evening News / Posted 27 days ago
The problem struck on the A6 Wellington Road South, near Grand Central complex, on Friday morning. Motorists faced lengthy tailbacks in both directions after temporary traffic lights were installed by engineers working on the site. Residents in the... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Traffic and roadworks update for East Lancashire - January 14As commuters prepare to make their journey to work, the Lancashire Telegraph ha
Traffic and roadworks update for East Lancashire - January 14
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 28 days ago
As commuters prepare to make their journey to work, the Lancashire Telegraph have compiled a list of roadworks in the area. School Street both ways closed due to resurfacing work between Blackburn Road and Crawshaw Street. Until 30th April... Read more
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Bolton News
Historic Rivington Gardens saved by £3.4 million National Lottery grantA BEAUTIFUL and historic terraced garden has been saved for future generations
Historic Rivington Gardens saved by £3.4 million National Lottery grant
Bolton News / Posted 28 days ago
A BEAUTIFUL and historic terraced garden has been saved for future generations to enjoy – thanks to a £3.4m National Lottery grant. The unique Rivington Terraced Garden – built by millionaire soap magnate Lord Leverhulme early in the 20th century –... Read more
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Bolton News
Council chiefs defend flooding response after challenges from angry residentsCOUNCIL chiefs were forced to defend their response to the Boxing Day floods af
Council chiefs defend flooding response after challenges from angry residents
Bolton News / Posted 29 days ago
COUNCIL chiefs were forced to defend their response to the Boxing Day floods after being challenged by angry residents at a public meeting this week. At a packed Radcliffe Township Forum on Tuesday, dozens of people whose homes and businesses have... Read more
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Bury Times
Council chiefs defend flooding response after challenges from angry residentsCOUNCIL chiefs were forced to defend their response to the Boxing Day floods af
Council chiefs defend flooding response after challenges from angry residents
Bury Times / Posted 29 days ago
COUNCIL chiefs were forced to defend their response to the Boxing Day floods after being challenged by angry residents at a public meeting this week. At a packed Radcliffe Township Forum on Tuesday, dozens of people whose homes and businesses have... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Traffic and roadworks update for East Lancashire - January 13As commuters prepare to make their journey to work, the Lancashire Telegraph ha
Traffic and roadworks update for East Lancashire - January 13
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 29 days ago
As commuters prepare to make their journey to work, the Lancashire Telegraph have compiled a list of roadworks in the area. School Street both ways closed due to resurfacing work between Blackburn Road and Crawshaw Street. Until 30th April... Read more
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Bury Times
Residents vent anger at council chiefs over floodingRESIDENTS left devastated by the Boxing Day floods expressed their anger to tow
Residents vent anger at council chiefs over flooding
Bury Times / Posted a month ago
RESIDENTS left devastated by the Boxing Day floods expressed their anger to town hall chiefs at tonight's meeting of Radcliffe Township Forum. In a packed meeting at Radcliffe Civic Suite, dozens of people whose homes and businesses have been... Read more
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Bolton News
Residents vent anger at council chiefs over floodingRESIDENTS left devastated by the Boxing Day floods expressed their anger to tow
Residents vent anger at council chiefs over flooding
Bolton News / Posted a month ago
RESIDENTS left devastated by the Boxing Day floods expressed their anger to town hall chiefs at tonight's meeting of Radcliffe Township Forum. In a packed meeting at Radcliffe Civic Suite, dozens of people whose homes and businesses have been... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Flimby couple thank community for floods helpA Flimby couple facing up to six months out of their home are counting themselv
Flimby couple thank community for floods help
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 1 months ago
A Flimby couple facing up to six months out of their home are counting themselves lucky. Andrew and Beverley Gorley were forced out of their home near St Nicholas' Church after heavy rain during Storm Desmond was gravel off a nearby path and blocked... Read more

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