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Whaley Bridge Evacuated

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Not something that happens everyday, I reckon they could do with draining the reservoir pretty damn quick.

 

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Whaley Bridge is being evacuated after a 'danger to life' flood warning was issued following fears that a dam could...

 

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15 minutes ago, Woodlover said:

Helicopter a couple of ton`s bags of sand above the damaged part of the damn and the jobs a goodun for now?

We need more structural engineers like you about this parish. I wonder why the EA never thought of that cunning plan?

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5 minutes ago, monkeybusiness said:

The pics I saw looked as though they are draining it - nothing coming over the spillway any more. 

Where are they draining it to, (I spent quite a bit of time around there when I had a narrowboat) is it going into the peak forest canal, or maybe the river Goyt?

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1 hour ago, eggsarascal said:

Where are they draining it to, (I spent quite a bit of time around there when I had a narrowboat) is it going into the peak forest canal, or maybe the river Goyt?

Dunno, whatever watercourse they blocked to create it I’d imagine. 

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Hedges and banks removed for the advantage of intensive agri industry, trees clear felled, vast swathes of ‘efficient’ mono crops - all gleefully delivered by government subsidy and hard done by farmers claiming to be the poor down trodden guardians of the countryside. 

 

Behold the the fruits of your labours and hear my scorn as you plead poverty and continue to rape and desecrate the very source of your livelihood. 

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Just now, kevinjohnsonmbe said:

 

 

Behold the the fruits of your labours and hear my scorn as you plead poverty and continue to rape and desecrate the very source of your livelihood. 

And I will strike down upon thee with great vengeance and furious anger those who attempt to poison and destroy my brothers , and you will know I am the Lord when I lay my vengeance upon  you .   Sorry could not resist  Kev 😁

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