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Archive (Jun 2008)

30/6/08 - Skills shortage is timebomb (NCE)

28/6/08 - Call for more permanent pumping stations (Hull Daily Mail)

28/6/08 - Flooding unlikely to affect house prices (NAEA via BSBennett)

28/6/08 - Letter from Andrew Graham (EA) about lock keepers (550kB)

27/6/08 - Duplicate infrastructure required (NCE)

26/6/08 - Debate on flooding in Scottish Parliament (TheyWorkForYou)

26/6/08 - Debate on flooding in Scottish Parliament (TheyWorkForYou - link)

26/6/08 - Pickering (N.Yorks) residents protest about lack of flood defences (Telegraph)(640kB)

26/6/08 - Pitt urges tougher development control (Planning Portal)

26/6/08 - Teenager burgled flood victims (Abingdon Herald)

25/6/08 - SOS protest - Maidenhead - Saturday 28th June - 1.30pm.

25/6/08 - More flood protection work needed (Oxford Times)

25/6/08 - More, better paid council engineers to fight floods (NCE)

25/6/08 - Penton Hook Lock Cottage - a watercolour by Sydney Foley

25/6/08 - Newts prevent watercourse maintenance (TheyWorkForYou)

25/6/08 - Pitt Review on Summer 2007 Flooding (Link to Cabinet Office)

24/6/08 - Lock keepers' cottage sale halted (BBC)

24/6/08 - Wives unite in support of lock keepers (Henley Standard)

24/6/08 - Row over 1.9m house that floods (Telegraph)

23/6/08 - Full flood responsibility for EA (NCE)

23/6/08 - Letter to Dr Leinster about EFRA recommendations with EA reply

22/6/08 - Sir John Harman response to interim Pitt Review dated 3/4/08 (link)

22/6/08 - Flooding priorities - Letter from Cllr. Tony de Vere (Herald)

21/6/08 - Lock keepers homes - Cabinet Minister hears plight (Maidenhead Advertiser)

21/6/08 - Lock keepers wives unite (Henley Standard)

21/6/08 - Letter about lock keepers (Teresa May MP)

21/6/08 - Link to Coastal Concern Action Group

21/6/08 - Radio programme on Flooding - Listen again - BBC Radio 4 - Farming Today This Week

19/6/08 - Floods and Pitt review (Hansard)

19/6/08 - Defra training and EA manpower (Hansard)

19/6/08 - Letters about lock keepers dated 30 May and 4 June

19/6/08 -Give us a flood strategy now, urge insurers (NCE)

19/6/08 - Flood victim's damages claim against Yorkshire Water (Hull Daily Mail)

18/6/08 - West Oxfordshire District Council Flood Reports - July 2007 flooding including Ascott Under Wychwood, Bampton, Brize Norton, Carterton, Clanfield, Filkins and Broughton Poggs, Milton Under Wychwood, Standlake, Stanton Harcourt and Witney)

18/6/08 - Link to EA Thames Catchment Flood Management Plan

18/6/08 - Letter to Adam Afriyie MP about lock keepers from Peter of Wraysbury

18/6/08 - Boaters dice with death on Thames (Surrey Herald 11/6/08)

18/6/08 - Proposed Floods and water Bill (Link to Hansard)

18/6/08 - Ministerial statement - proposed Floods and water Bill (extract from Theyworkforyou.com)

18/6/08 - The Government intends to publish draft 'floods and water bill' for consultation

17/6/08 - Surface water deal to stop floods (Hull Daily Mail)

16/6/08 - Yet another letter from P Quarmby about lockkeepers houses complete with F Pilditch response

16/6/08 - Yellow River flood warning as rain continues (news from China)

15/6/08 - Survey shows flood toll a year on (BBC News - South Yorkshire)

15/6/08 - More interesting letters about lock keepers (535kb)

14/6/08 - Iowa flooding leaves parts of two cities under water (Telegraph)

13/6/08 - Lock keeper support meeting - Henley - Saturday 14th June (Martin Salter MP)

13/6/08 - Letters from River Thames Society about lock keepers (570kb)

13/6/08 - Flood work is in the pipeline (Oxford Times)

13/6/08 - Final words from Barbara Young (NCE)

13/6/08 - Hobbs heroes (Henley Standard)

13/6/08 - Interesting letters about lock keepers (550kb)

12/6/08 - Meeting about lock keepers in Henley on Saturday

12/6/08 - Lock keepers play vital role - Shiplake PC (Henley Standard)

12/6/08 - Question about lock keepers to Leader of House of Commons  (Paul Goodman 5/6/08)

12/6/08 - River Ock flooding and blocked watercourses (e-mail from Richard)

12/6/08 - Flood victims want more Council help (Abingdon Herald)

11/6/08 - Laser mapping shows flood risk areas (Hull Daily Mail)

10/6/08 - EA reports 12 months on from the 2007 summer floods (EA news release)

10/6/08 - Drama of woman's river rescue (Maidenhead Adv)

10/6/08 - Flood cash bids invited (Oxford Times)

9/6/08 - Boat problem - e-mail from a Thames side resident

9/6/08 - Residents anger over repeat floods (Abingdon Herald)

7/6/08 - Record rainfall swamps Hong Kong<<< Record rainfall swamps Hong Kong

6/6/08 - Severn Trent reveals cost of Gloucestershire floods (Gloucester Times)

6/6/08 - Broken drain leads to new flood (Oxford Times)

5/6/08 - David Cameron fights sale of lock keepers' houses in the Thames Valley

5/6/08 - Save the lockhouses - Ian Taylor MP

5/6/08 - Letter from Defra to Freddie Pilditch about lock keepers

5/6/08 - Letter from Ewan Larcombe to Dr Leinster about lock houses

5/6/08 - Letter from Ewan Larcombe to Dr Leinster about EFRA recommendations

5/6/08 - Flood work a boon for York claim (Hull Daily Mail)

5/6/08 - New hope for flood victims (Gloucester Echo)

5/6/08 - Water firm's pledge on new pumps (Hull Daily Mail)

4/6/08 - Teenager dies in stormwaters (Oxford Times)

4/6/08 - Damaged wall causes fears for flood victims (Gloucester Echo)

3/6/08 - Flood evacuees celebrate return (Abingdon Herald)

2/6/08  - Environment Agency lock keeper case crumbles in face of opposition from local MPs (Press Release)

1/6/08 - Yet another EA HQ in Bristol<< another 10m of our money !!!!!>>