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Daily Archives: January 29, 2020

Yorkshire Water: £20k compensation for angling club over sewage leak

Image copyright Christine Johnstone Image caption Hundreds of fish were killed after sewage leaked into Walton Colliery Nature Park A water firm has agreed to pay an angling club £20,000 in compensation after a pipe burst, spilling raw sewage into a lake killing hundreds of fish. The pipe maintained by Yorkshire Water ruptured in October 2013, allowing raw effluent to …

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Comic legends Mortimer and Whitehouse leave nation in tears with tribute to River Tay fisherman

Comedy stars Bob Mortimer and Paul Whitehouse paid tribute to a popular River Tay angler in the latest episode of their hit BBC series. The duo travelled to Perthshire to try their luck at catching salmon. Episode three of Gone Fishing, which was broadcast on Friday and available on the iPlayer streaming service, saw them larking about on a rowing …

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