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Flood Meadows Flood and have done since time immemorial

Whilst not every York flood has been as bad as 2015 or 2000, for the most of the last 25 years we have seen flooding. Normally in winter, but since 2000 there have been floods probably covering every calendar month of … Continue reading

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Restore our meadows, a most cost-effective flood defence

By Emma Rothero, The Open University and David Gowing, The Open University For the second winter running the UK has been hit by widespread flooding, accompanied by agonised debates over whether government is really committed to adequate spending on flood … Continue reading

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York to Beningbrough Cycle Track (N65) is Flooded in the Area of Rawcliffe Meadows

The York to Beningbrough Cycle Track (N65)  is currently flooded in the Area of Rawcliffe Meadows, which means access to the City of York from that section of the cycle track below the Rawcliffe Bar Park & Ride, or alternatively from … Continue reading

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Rawcliffe Meadows, along with the Clifton and Rawcliffe Ings, is part of the Ouse Ings floodplain to the north of the City of York in the UK (and provide an essential part in preventing it from flooding). It was notified in … Continue reading

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