Union hits out at Tories as Met reports worsen
Saturday 14th Jan 2017
posted by Paddy McGuffin in Britain
Tory cuts continue as parts of Britain end up under water
Wednesday 23rd Nov 2016
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
PROPOSALS from MPs to break up the Environment Agency and establish a “national floods commissioner” following last year’s floods have been slammed by environment group Friends of the Earth.
The suggestion came from Parliament’s environment, food and rural...
Wednesday 2nd Nov 2016
Manual reveals unfair bias towards London and the south-east
Monday 24th Oct 2016
PROTESTERS will hold a mass demonstration against burning moorland for grouse shooting this week, which they blame for causing severe floods in the north.
The Ban the Burn rally will be held in the Yorkshire Pennine town of Hebden Bridge in the Calder Valley on Friday, the so-called...
Tuesday 9th Aug 2016
YORKSHIRE trade unionists demanded a public inquiry yesterday into the Tory government’s culpability for the devastation caused by December’s floods.
The annual meeting of Yorkshire and Humberside regionof the Trade Union Congress (TUC) heard how government cuts to funding...
Monday 4th Apr 2016
Southern England gets five times more per head for flood defences
Monday 28th Mar 2016
Cameron sent insert-name-here ‘love letters’ to places still reeling from cuts and floods
Tuesday 15th Mar 2016
DOWNPOURS and flooding could bring more misery to communities devastated by Storm Desmond as the killer blizzard that battered the US heads for Britain.
Forecasters predicted yesterday that the weather system would hit Britain on Tuesday morning, bringing torrential rain and heavy...
Monday 25th Jan 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
ABERDEENSHIRE villages were evacuated on Thursday night as the rivers Don and Ythan rose to record levels and burst their banks beneath a pall of heavy rain.
Scottish Fire and Rescue teams and the coastguard mounted efforts to rescue people and dozens of homes were evacuated in...
Saturday 9th Jan 2016