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Bury Times
Hundreds of homes left without water after burst main in WhitefieldUnited Utilities confirmed that their inspector is investigating the incident,
Bury Times / Posted yesterday
United Utilities confirmed that their inspector is investigating the incident, which is believed to be related to a water leakage on Parr Lane at the junction with Randale Drive this afternoon. The incident was first reported at 2.30pm and is... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Delays warning as major roadworks carried out in Keswick2 and last for three days. Another section of roadworks which closed the A591
Whitehaven News / Posted yesterday
2 and last for three days. Another section of roadworks which closed the A591 from Applethwaite up to Castle Inn while work is carried out by United Utilities for the installation of its new £300 million pipeline from Thirlmere has now r... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Delays warning as major roadworks carried out in Keswick2 and last for three days. Another section of roadworks which closed the A591
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted yesterday
2 and last for three days. Another section of roadworks which closed the A591 from Applethwaite up to Castle Inn while work is carried out by United Utilities for the installation of its new £300 million pipeline from Thirlmere has now r... Read more
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The News and Star
Delays warning as major roadworks carried out in Keswickdays. Another section of roadworks which closed the A591 from Applethwaite up
The News and Star / Posted yesterday
days. Another section of roadworks which closed the A591 from Applethwaite up to Castle Inn while work is carried out by United Utilities for the installation of its new £300 million pipeline from Thirlmere has now ended and the road has been... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Wirral's newest McDonalds drive-thru could open near to a GYMrestaurant and drive thru would create 65 jobs – 35 full time and 30 part time.
Liverpool Echo / Posted 3 days ago
restaurant and drive thru would create 65 jobs – 35 full time and 30 part time. The 1.2 acre site was previously owned by United Utilities but is said to have been vacant for some time. A planning statement from McDonald's said: “The company has... Read more
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holdthefrontpage.co.uk
Orit Kopel to address Society of Editors conferenceeditor-in-chief Chris Evans and former Times and London Evening Standard editor
holdthefrontpage.co.uk / Posted 3 days ago
editor-in-chief Chris Evans and former Times and London Evening Standard editor Simon Jenkins. The event is sponsored by United Utilities, Google, BBC News, JTI, Foot Anstey, PCS, NLA Media Access, Visit Cambridge, Waitrose, HoldtheFrontPage and... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
United Utilities work to address problems with brown water in Millom as engineers attempt to access burst pipe under carLowther Road but appear to be affecting several areas of the town. A pipe is al
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Lowther Road but appear to be affecting several areas of the town. A pipe is also said to have burst in the same street. A United Utilities spokesman confirmed that a pipe had burst at around 6am this morning. Unfortunately, a car is parked over... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Traffic lights in place outside new Workington KFC siteof Bessemer Way and Lakes Road, so work can be done to divert the pipe around r
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 7 days ago
of Bessemer Way and Lakes Road, so work can be done to divert the pipe around rather than under the store. A spokesman for United Utilities said the work, which is being carried out by Gallagher Ltd, had proved more complicated than anticipated but... Read more
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The News and Star
Traffic lights in place outside new Workington KFC siteof Bessemer Way and Lakes Road, so work can be done to divert the pipe around r
The News and Star / Posted 7 days ago
of Bessemer Way and Lakes Road, so work can be done to divert the pipe around rather than under the store. A spokesman for United Utilities said the work, which is being carried out by Gallagher Ltd, had proved more complicated than anticipated but... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Traffic lights in place outside new West Cumbrian KFC siteof Bessemer Way and Lakes Road, so work can be done to divert the pipe around r
Whitehaven News / Posted 7 days ago
of Bessemer Way and Lakes Road, so work can be done to divert the pipe around rather than under the store. A spokesman for United Utilities said the work, which is being carried out by Gallagher Ltd, had proved more complicated than anticipated but... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Who are the north west's biggest businesses 2017?the market leader in ventilation hygiene and contamination remediation services
Manchester Evening News / Posted 8 days ago
the market leader in ventilation hygiene and contamination remediation services which forms its air hygiene division.12. UNITED UTILITIES A customer centric approach has paid off for Warrington-based United Utilities. One of Britain’s largest... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
100 of the top businesses in the north westL 7. European Metal 8. B & M Retail Limited 9. Shop Direct Limited 10. JD S
Manchester Evening News / Posted 8 days ago
L 7. European Metal 8. B & M Retail Limited 9. Shop Direct Limited 10. JD Sports Fashion PLC 11. Marlowe Holdings 12. United Utilities Group 13. Exertis (UK) Ltd 14. T. J. Morris 15. WEX Europe Services 16. Princes Limited 17. Radius... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Family clean up home for third time after flash floodswas caused by the pumping station in Salthouse Road failing as this has happene
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 9 days ago
was caused by the pumping station in Salthouse Road failing as this has happened to them and many others in the past. United Utilities can confirm that all pumping stations in the area were working as they should have been last night, meaning... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Why is my water in Ulverston brown or cloudy?water and loss of pressure could affect Ulverston homeowners for up to eight da
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 9 days ago
water and loss of pressure could affect Ulverston homeowners for up to eight days during maintenance work. From tomorrow United Utilities has warned residents of the town their water supply could be disrupted. The work to clean the pipes... Read more
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The News and Star
How much should I be paying for my water supply?compiled data from providers across England to show the disparity in pricing.
The News and Star / Posted 10 days ago
compiled data from providers across England to show the disparity in pricing. In Cumbria, the average combined bill with United Utilities in 2015/16 was £409, £411 in 2016/17 and £419 for 2017/18- a difference of 2.44 per cent. These prices were... Read more
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The News and Star
detailedstorycompiled data from providers across England to show the disparity in pricing.
The News and Star / Posted 10 days ago
compiled data from providers across England to show the disparity in pricing. In Cumbria, the average combined bill with United Utilities in 2015/16 was £409, £411 in 2016/17 and £419 for 2017/18- a difference of 2.44 per cent. These prices were... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
How much should I be paying for my water supply?compiled data from providers across England to show the disparity in pricing.
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 11 days ago
compiled data from providers across England to show the disparity in pricing. In Cumbria, the average combined bill with United Utilities in 2015/16 was £409, £411 in 2016/17 and £419 for 2017/18- a difference of 2.44 per cent. These prices were... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Temporary lights go up as gas work continues next to Windermerewill begin on Monday (September 11). Balfour Beatty, on behalf of Cadent is ca
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
will begin on Monday (September 11). Balfour Beatty, on behalf of Cadent is carrying out gas pipe work to enable United Utilities to continue its project to lay a new 6.5km sewer to improve water quality in Windermere. Cadent was given... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
This week in court: A self-styled drugs King and evil babysittertwo counts of possessing indecent images of children, must also sign the sex of
Manchester Evening News / Posted 13 days ago
two counts of possessing indecent images of children, must also sign the sex offenders register for five years.Read More United Utilities has been fined over a ‘negligent’ leak of more than four million gallons of human waste into a river. The... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Night to remember at Bay Living Awardsthe generosity of its supporters. The three associate sponsors were Lancaster U
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 14 days ago
the generosity of its supporters. The three associate sponsors were Lancaster University, Electricity North West and United Utilities and the category sponsors were Holdens Solicitors, Wilson’s Fresh Produce, Lancaster and District Chamber of... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Water firm fined over huge leak of human sewage into riversUnited Utilities has been fined over a 'negligent' leak of more than four milli
Manchester Evening News / Posted 14 days ago
United Utilities has been fined over a 'negligent' leak of more than four million gallons of human waste into a river. The region’s water provider, who have had 205 convictions in the last three years, allowed the equivalent of more than eight... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Winners of first Bay Living Awards revealed, with accolades for Cartmel, Ambleside and Broughtonat the same time." The Bay Living Awards' three associate sponsors were Lancas
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 14 days ago
at the same time." The Bay Living Awards' three associate sponsors were Lancaster University, Electricity North West and United Utilities. The category sponsors were Holdens Solicitors, Wilson’s Fresh Produce, Lancaster and District Chamber of... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
United Utilities searches out creative firms for new innovation labUnited Utilities has launched its new Innovation Lab, inviting bright and creat
Manchester Evening News / Posted 15 days ago
United Utilities has launched its new Innovation Lab, inviting bright and creative firms to work with the company. The water company is seeking businesses with innovative new ideas in the fields of safety, wellbeing, predictive maintenance,... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Primary school closes after pipe burstsin a road burst yesterday. St John’s CE Primary School in Cliviger sent its 19
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
in a road burst yesterday. St John’s CE Primary School in Cliviger sent its 190 pupils home after a leak was reported to United Utilities (UU) in Burnley Road, at 8.15am. A UU spokesman said a burst water pipe had affected 10 properties in total... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Water supply set to return shortly after burst water pipeleak in a road this morning. St John's CE Primary School in Cliviger sent its
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 16 days ago
leak in a road this morning. St John's CE Primary School in Cliviger sent its 190 pupils home after a leak was reported to United Utilities (UU) in Burnley Road, at 8.15am. A UU spokesman said a burst water pipe had affected 10 properties in total... Read more
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Bolton News
Joy for commuters as rail services return todaythe extent of the damage to the bridge at Moses Gate, I was concerned that it w
Bolton News / Posted 16 days ago
the extent of the damage to the bridge at Moses Gate, I was concerned that it would take a lot longer to get it back in use. “All credit to Network Rail, our highways department, and United Utilities for getting us back up and running so qui... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
A park and 250 homes could be built on the site of a former sewage worksControversial plans to build 250 houses on the site of a former sewage works ha
Manchester Evening News / Posted 17 days ago
Controversial plans to build 250 houses on the site of a former sewage works have been relaunched. Bellway Homes and United Utilities are hoping to develop 40 acres of the old Swinton Wastewater Treatment Works and surrounding land. A new community... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Major stretch of road closed due to leaked water mainthe weekend. A Lancashire county council spokesperson said: "A road closure ha
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
the weekend. A Lancashire county council spokesperson said: "A road closure has been put in place on Hyndburn Road for United Utilities to repair a leaked water main. "The closure has been agreed until Friday, although the road may open... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Kiosk boss relieved as paths reopen after landslidenow open. “We are ecstatic about it we really are, not just for ourselves but
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 20 days ago
now open. “We are ecstatic about it we really are, not just for ourselves but for the public. “ We want to say thank you United Utilities and Blackburn with Darwen Council for keeping us in the loop about everything. “We are planning a... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Kiosk boss relieved as path reopen after landslidenow open. “We are ecstatic about it we really are, not just for ourselves but
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 20 days ago
now open. “We are ecstatic about it we really are, not just for ourselves but for the public. “ We want to say thank you United Utilities and Blackburn with Darwen Council for keeping us in the loop about everything. “We are planning a... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Kirkby residents complain of ANOTHER bad smellhave been speculating as to its origin. One user stated: “someone on the Maghul
Liverpool Echo / Posted 21 days ago
have been speculating as to its origin. One user stated: “someone on the Maghull FB page reckons it’s human waste, from United Utilities.” Another suggested: “It’s the dump.” According to a different user: “It’s not manure it’s that waste... Read more
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Bolton News
Railway line will re-open a MONTH ahead of scheduleservice again from Wednesday, September 6. “We continue to work with Bolton Co
Bolton News / Posted 22 days ago
service again from Wednesday, September 6. “We continue to work with Bolton Council, Transport for Greater Manchester and United Utilities to safely finish the repairs and I thank passengers and local people for their ongoing patience.” Liam... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Careers event for West Cumbrian youngstersand staff from employers, organisations and further education providers across
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 22 days ago
and staff from employers, organisations and further education providers across West Cumbria, including Sellafield Ltd, United Utilities, Balfour Beatty, Lakes College, Gen2 and Inspira. There was also the chance to learn about the different... Read more
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The News and Star
Careers event for Cumbrian youngstersand staff from employers, organisations and further education providers across
The News and Star / Posted 23 days ago
and staff from employers, organisations and further education providers across West Cumbria, including Sellafield Ltd, United Utilities, Balfour Beatty, Lakes College, Gen2 and Inspira. There was also the chance to learn about the different... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Careers event for West Cumbrian youngstersand staff from employers, organisations and further education providers across
Whitehaven News / Posted 23 days ago
and staff from employers, organisations and further education providers across West Cumbria, including Sellafield Ltd, United Utilities, Balfour Beatty, Lakes College, Gen2 and Inspira. There was also the chance to learn about the different... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Lake District road closures under public scrutinybeing given the chance to get a sneak preview of works aimed at preventing poll
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 23 days ago
being given the chance to get a sneak preview of works aimed at preventing pollution in the waters of the Lake District. United Utilities is to host an exhibition showing off the latest phase of its work along the A592 near Bowness. Last year,... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Street flooded and road closed due to burst water mainUnited Utilities were called to Yew Tree Lane, at the junction of The Fairways,
Manchester Evening News / Posted 24 days ago
United Utilities were called to Yew Tree Lane, at the junction of The Fairways, in Dukinfield, at around 7pm on Monday. Images and video show water gushing down the road and dragging up the surface. Engineers worked overnight to repair the burst... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
More road misery as Great Howard Street project delayed AGAINSeptember 9 because of delays with utility works. He said: “This is a complex
Liverpool Echo / Posted 26 days ago
September 9 because of delays with utility works. He said: “This is a complex engineering project and due to delays in United Utilities and BT Openreach completing associated works the scheduled opening of one lane in each direction has been... Read more
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Bolton News
CONFIRMED: Road and rail chaos caused by burst water main will last for up to SIX WEEKSchallenge requiring a bespoke design. “We are working closely with Bolton Coun
Bolton News / Posted 28 days ago
challenge requiring a bespoke design. “We are working closely with Bolton Council, Transport for Greater Manchester and United Utilities to safely carry out the repairs so the railway line and the road can be reopened as quickly as... Read more
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express
Property in leafy Lancashire hides SHOCK ‘unique’ secret - can YOU guess what it is?to do so. "We have also developed a contingency plan to mitigate the risk of f
express / Posted 28 days ago
to do so. "We have also developed a contingency plan to mitigate the risk of flooding should the culvert collapse.” A United Utilities spokesperson said they have no responsibility for culverts, adding: “We have previously attended to check... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Urban explorer discovers collapsed culvert under front room of houseto do so. "We have also developed a contingency plan to mitigate the risk of f
Manchester Evening News / Posted 28 days ago
to do so. "We have also developed a contingency plan to mitigate the risk of flooding should the culvert collapse.” A United Utilities spokesperson said they have no responsibility for culverts, adding: “We have previously attended to check... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Underground explorer uncovers amazing tunnel beneath front room of housesafe (Image: substormflow.com/MENMEDIA)Substormflow says the house is a 'unique
Daily Mirror / Posted 29 days ago
safe (Image: substormflow.com/MENMEDIA)Substormflow says the house is a 'unique find' (Image: substormflow.com/MENMEDIA) A United Utilities spokesperson said they have no responsibility for culverts, adding: “We have previously attended to check... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Campaigners raise a glass to water victorydone it! Your persistent pleas for the area’s water to be made softer again hav
Whitehaven News / Posted 29 days ago
done it! Your persistent pleas for the area’s water to be made softer again have persuaded bosses to make a U-turn. United Utilities had been faced with a huge community backlash since it changed the West Cumbrian supply without warning in... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
'In this day and age to not have access to water is ridiculous,' -Neighbour dispute leaves residents without water for almost a monthare discussing options with them including connecting their properties up to th
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 29 days ago
are discussing options with them including connecting their properties up to the main water supply.” A spokesman from United Utilities said: “As of yet we have not been contacted by Blackburn with Darwen Council directly. “If there is a... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Lord Birkett's role in saving Ullswater to be rememberedSociety, added: "This is a great David and Goliath story and one which should n
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 30 days ago
Society, added: "This is a great David and Goliath story and one which should not be forgotten. We are very grateful to United Utilities who have generously sponsored this impressive memorial. We are delighted that Lord Birkett’s grandson,... Read more
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The News and Star
Prospect homes plans given go-aheadraised concerns about the sewerage requirements but Richard Evans, the agent fo
The News and Star / Posted a month ago
raised concerns about the sewerage requirements but Richard Evans, the agent for the application, pointed out that United Utilities had no objections to the plans. The development panel voted in favour of approving the scheme, with 10... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Prospect homes plans given go-aheadraised concerns about the sewerage requirements but Richard Evans, the agent fo
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted a month ago
raised concerns about the sewerage requirements but Richard Evans, the agent for the application, pointed out that United Utilities had no objections to the plans. The development panel voted in favour of approving the scheme, with 10... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Campaigner speaks out about West Cumbria water U-turnleading campaigner has spoken out after a water firm has performed a U-turn - t
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted a month ago
leading campaigner has spoken out after a water firm has performed a U-turn - to reintroduce softer water to West Cumbria. United Utilities has been forced to make the decision after thousands of people lodged complaints that the water had... Read more
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The News and Star
Campaigner speaks out about West Cumbria water U-turnleading campaigner has spoken out after a water firm has performed a U-turn - t
The News and Star / Posted a month ago
leading campaigner has spoken out after a water firm has performed a U-turn - to reintroduce softer water to West Cumbria. United Utilities has been forced to make the decision after thousands of people lodged complaints that the water had... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Campaigner speaks out about West Cumbria water U-turnleading campaigner has spoken out after a water firm has performed a U-turn - t
Whitehaven News / Posted a month ago
leading campaigner has spoken out after a water firm has performed a U-turn - to reintroduce softer water to West Cumbria. United Utilities has been forced to make the decision after thousands of people lodged complaints that the water had... Read more
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