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Virgin Trains hails record passenger numbers for west coast route

Virgin Trains hails record passenger numbers for west coast route

According to Virgin punctuality has reached its highest-ever level since privatisation.

1:43pm Monday 24 April 2017

Charles returns to Cumbria town as Storm Desmond recovery continues two years on

Charles returns to Cumbria town as Storm Desmond recovery continues two years on

A total of £2.7 million has been allocated for new flood defence measures in Appleby.

2:03pm Tuesday 11 April 2017

Planned new quarry will only add to flood risks

Planned new quarry will only add to flood risks

THE Environment Agency is often criticised in the aftermath of serious floods in Cumbria, Tewkesbury, Lewes, Maidstone and York etc for the absence of effective flood management schemes, so the announcement that £120m has been found to fund…

9:00am Tuesday 4 April 2017

Parky at the Pictures (In Cinemas 20/4/2017)

Reviews of The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki; The Pyramid Texts; The Transfiguration; Liberami; Letters From Baghdad; Nowhere to Hide; LA 92; Who's Gonna Love Me Now?; Bunch of Kunst; and the 7th London Spanish Film Festival Spring Weekend

7:30am Thursday 20 April 2017

Residents welcome temporary defences a decade after 'devastating' floods

Nicola Blackwood MP joined engineers from the Environment Agency, councillors Mike and Alice Badcock and founder of the Ock Valley Flood Group Jim King, near Chaunterell Way in Abingdon. Pic by Jon Lewis

A DECADE after families 'lost everything' to a deluge of rain, work has been carried out to protect the land against future flooding.

11:03am Saturday 15 April 2017

Gardeners reveal reason behind huge pile of rubbish at roadside

Faith Phipps at Cowmead Allotments in 2014. Photographer: Julián Rus

GARDENERS have taken responsibility for a growing mound of rubbish visible from a main road.

8:08am Friday 14 April 2017

IOC and Peru commit to staging 2024 Olympic vote in Lima despite fatal flooding

IOC and Peru commit to staging 2024 Olympic vote in Lima despite fatal flooding

Los Angeles and Paris are the two cities in contention to host the Games.

7:43pm Thursday 13 April 2017

Indonesia landslide search halted amid heavy rains

Indonesia landslide search halted amid heavy rains

The landslide overturned vehicles, buried buildings and left a scar on a hillside where lush vegetation had been torn away.

10:33am Sunday 2 April 2017

26 people missing following Indonesia landslide

26 people missing following Indonesia landslide

The 800m long landslide overturned vehicles and shattered and buried buildings.

7:13pm Saturday 1 April 2017

Tight-knit community used to dealing with floods celebrates milestone

Pat Puttock was one of the first residents to move in to Bullstake Close 50 years ago. Picture: Richard Cave

A TIGHT-knit community known for battening down the hatches against floods over the years celebrated a golden era...in the dry.

2:02pm Wednesday 1 March 2017
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