Archive ( Aug 2007)

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31/8/07 - Dredge the rivers (letter - Oxford Times)

29/8/07 - Depressed River Mussels prevent Thames dredging.

29/8/07 - Thousands of Yorkshire homes blacklisted by insurance companies (Hull Daily Mail)

29/8/07 - Yorkshire homes blacklisted (Hull Daily Mail) << Here we go again!!

28/8/07 - New canal gates needed (Driffield - Hull)

27/8/07 - Your last chance to contribute to EFRA Flooding Inquiry. << Closing date 13/9/07 !!

24/8/07 - Link to Interim Report on  Hull Flooding (Hull University)<< Well worth looking at!!

23/8/07 -  Flood summit meeting call ( Oxfordshire: News)

21/8/07 - Insurers demand action over floods (Telegraph)<< At long last !!

21/8/07 - Certain whites need not apply ( Abigail Howarth featured in Canada Free Press)<< What do I say??

20/8/07 - Average rain could bring more flooding (Telegraph)

19/8/07 - It really is August (Times on line)

18/8/07 - (archive Nov 05) Open letter to Jean Venables (ICE vp)<<UNANSWERED!!

18/8/07 - (archive Aug 06) Due to overspending,  budget review leads to cuts in flood defence spending’

17/8/07 - EA must now focus on improving condition of high risk flood defences (NAO Press Notice 15/6/07)

16/8/07 - Insurance companies say 'No' (Letter - Windsor Express)

16/8/07 - Watercourse neglect (Letter - Oxford Times)<<NEGLECT OF MAINTENANCE!!

16/8/07 - Letter about Barbara Young from Timothy J Oates (The Herald)<< REWARD FOR FAILURE??

15/8/07 - Minister sees floods recovery (Sheffield Star)<< SO WHERE IS BARBARA YOUNG??

15/8/07 - Flood victims rounded on the Environment Agency (Oxford Times)<<< STILL MORE SPIN??

15/8/07 - Abigail Howarth - When being white and English is a crime (Daily Express- Comments-link)

14/8/07 - Total of homes flooded in Gloucestershire (click here)<< OVER 5,000 !!!!!

14/8/07 - Your invitation to contribute to Flooding Inquiry. << Closing date 13/9/07 !!

14/8/07 - Environment Agency in positive race discrimination row (Workplace Law)

12/8/07 - (from archive) Atkins Report on Jubilee River<< So who is responsible for this fiasco??

12/8/07 Lack of dredging - Chris - Oxford Mail<< NEGLECT OF MAINTENANCE!!

12/8/07 - Abigail Howarth - English is the wrong kind of white (link to CEP News Blog )

11/8/07 - Abigail Howarth - Radio 4 - Listen Again link<< just listen to this!!

11/8/07 - Water levels not dropping (Hull Daily Mail)<<do you believe the EA??

11/8/07 - 'I warned ministers of extreme flooding' (Telegraph 30/7/07)

10/8/07 - (from archives - April 2006) Pollution watchdog guilty of river spill <<EA - not so clean!!

10/8/07 - Government minister Baroness Andrews OBE paid a visit to the region (Hull Daily Mail)

9/8/07 - Wantage MP meets Environment Agency (Herald)

9/8/07 - Environment agency criticised after deluge swamps homes (link to Reading Chronicle)

8/8/07 - When being white and English is a crime...Daily Express (link)<<Racial discrimination by EA!!

8/8/07 -  More on Abigail Howarth (My Telegraph : Mischief : August 2007 - Link)

8/8/07- When being white English is a crime - Letter - Daily Express

6/8/07 - How to contribute -  EFRA Inquiry into flooding (Closing date 13/9/2007)<<<IMPORTANT!!!!

6/8/07 - This drain has been a problem for years (Hull Daily Mail)

5/8/07 - BBC 8.30pm MONDAY -  Panorama - The Cost of Keeping Britain Dry (link)

5/8/07 - Dredging will alleviate floods (letter from Peter of Chester)

5/8/07 - English girl barred from EA job (Mail on Sunday)<<<CAN YOU BELIEVE IT??

5/8/07 - NE Region - 12 Catchment Flood Management Plans due Dec 2007 (click here)

5/8/07 - EA arrange drop in meetings for flood victims (Gloucester/Worcester etc)<<<<MORE SPIN?

4/8/07 - Severn Trent admits  'We were not prepared' (Gloucester Echo)

4/8/07 - (from archive - Nov 2003) EA BOARD UPDATE/DISCUSSION PAPER with Barbara Young's amendments!

4/8/07 - Oxford flooding cleanup will take months (Oxford Times)

4/8/07 - letter about lack of drain maintenance from JW of Bustwick

4/8/07 - Beware the (Environment Agency) jobsworth with a target (M Linklater - Times 1/8/07)

4/8/07 - (from archive) Intelligent sensors watch for impending floods (New Scientist)

4/8/07 - (from archive) 18/12/05 - Complaint to RBWM about lack of consultation on flood strategy

3/8/07 - Adam Afriyie MP - on recent flooding

3/8/07 - Environment Agency holds Pickering flood meeting <<<<WARNING - MORE SPIN!!

3/8/07 -  Letter about ditches and drains (from Hull Daily Mai)

3/8/07 - Household insurance premiums rise by 10% - Times Online

3/8/07 - Residents walk out of meeting (Hull Daily Mail)

2/8/07 - 'Never Again Campaign' - Link to the latest news on Hull flooding (Hull Daily Mail)

2/8/07 - 'We did cut costs on gulley cleaning' - Hull Daily Mail

1/8/07 - e-mail from National Flood Forum

1/8/07 - What happens next in flooded areas - changes required?

1/8/07 - 'Defra's shameful incompetence' - Extract from Private Eye (800kB)

1/8/07 - 'EA stopped dredging' (e-mail from Ian)