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Flooding - day 4

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    pedalling paul 8:36am Fri 28 Sep 12

    Bet there's spectacular views of the river from the open top buses as they cross Skeldergate and Lendal bridges...

    .Anyone know if the Sustrans route from Bishopthorpe through Naburn is affected?

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    Garrowby Turnoff 8:49am Fri 28 Sep 12

    pedalling paul wrote…


    Bet there's spectacular views of the river from the open top buses as they cross Skeldergate and Lendal bridges...

    .Anyone know if the Sustrans route from Bishopthorpe through Naburn is affected?

    Why not buy a Sea Doo Paul? They've the same 'nuisance value' as a bike...

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    anistasia 9:25am Fri 28 Sep 12

    is there any photos of the foss/huntington road area its all about the river ouse.

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    TerryYork 9:47am Fri 28 Sep 12

    anistasia wrote…


    is there any photos of the foss/huntington road area its all about the river ouse.

    Went past there yesterday. Nothing to see for the first part of Huntington Road at least, all clear.

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    hifive 9:50am Fri 28 Sep 12

    Garrowby Turnoff wrote…


    pedalling paul wrote…

    Bet there's spectacular views of the river from the open top buses as they cross Skeldergate and Lendal bridges... .Anyone know if the Sustrans route from Bishopthorpe through Naburn is affected?
    Why not buy a Sea Doo Paul? They've the same 'nuisance value' as a bike...

    What an unnecessary and stupid response to a perfectly sensible question.

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    BigJon 10:15am Fri 28 Sep 12

    TerryYork wrote…


    anistasia wrote…


    is there any photos of the foss/huntington road area its all about the river ouse.
    Went past there yesterday. Nothing to see for the first part of Huntington Road at least, all clear.

    It's all about the Ouse as it's level is several ft. higher than the level of the Foss, which is protected behind the Castle Mills flood barrier. If the barrier wasn't there then most of the Huntington Road area would be well underwater.

    If anyone's interested I have photos taken Weds/Thurs, including 2 showing the height difference on both sides of the flood barrier, on my facebook page....

    http://www.facebook.
    com/media/set/?set=a
    .10151040440732407.4
    16953.578747406&type
    =3

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    pedalling paul 10:30am Fri 28 Sep 12

    hifive wrote…


    Garrowby Turnoff wrote…


    pedalling paul wrote…

    Bet there's spectacular views of the river from the open top buses as they cross Skeldergate and Lendal bridges... .Anyone know if the Sustrans route from Bishopthorpe through Naburn is affected?
    Why not buy a Sea Doo Paul? They've the same 'nuisance value' as a bike...
    What an unnecessary and stupid response to a perfectly sensible question.

    Don't worry....I'm quite used to it!

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    crazy_idea 11:09am Fri 28 Sep 12

    pedalling paul wrote…


    Bet there's spectacular views of the river from the open top buses as they cross Skeldergate and Lendal bridges...

    .Anyone know if the Sustrans route from Bishopthorpe through Naburn is affected?

    I went down the sustans route on Wednesday evening and it's not affected. Amazing view from the swing bridge though.

    The A19 has been so quiet the last few days though, we should close it more often!

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    anistasia 11:26am Fri 28 Sep 12

    must be great views from the york wheel.well i was wanting to go fishing at least with the floods i did not have to travel as far to get to the river.the river was coming to me.now lets see how many insurance claims will be turned down and the price increase these people will have to pay.i wish them the best in getting things sorted asap.yorkshire spirit chin up.

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    twigger 11:33am Fri 28 Sep 12

    Some of my images from the last few days of the September Floods.
    http://www.flickr.co
    m/photos/chippykev/s
    ets/7215763163320297
    3/show/

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    BigJon 12:14pm Fri 28 Sep 12

    anistasia wrote…


    must be great views from the york wheel.well i was wanting to go fishing at least with the floods i did not have to travel as far to get to the river.the river was coming to me.now lets see how many insurance claims will be turned down and the price increase these people will have to pay.i wish them the best in getting things sorted asap.yorkshire spirit chin up.

    views from the wheel are actually dissapointing - I went up on Wednesday out of interest and, apart from the Clifton flood plains you can't really see a lot more. Better views (and cheaper, plus no time limit) can be got from going up Clifford's Tower.

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    roskoboskovic 12:23pm Fri 28 Sep 12

    the a19 ,one of the main routes in and out of york,known to be prone to flooding at germany beck for years yet nothing has been done about it.nevermind the inconvenience to visitors and delivery men,what about the residents.this sort of behaviour by ycc whatever party is in control just goes to show how incompetent these people really are.

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    anistasia 12:27pm Fri 28 Sep 12

    thats great to know i won't waste my money any good view points i can get to in a wheelchair.thanks.

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    AngryandFrustrated 2:23pm Fri 28 Sep 12

    roskoboskovic wrote…


    the a19 ,one of the main routes in and out of york,known to be prone to flooding at germany beck for years yet nothing has been done about it.nevermind the inconvenience to visitors and delivery men,what about the residents.this sort of behaviour by ycc whatever party is in control just goes to show how incompetent these people really are.

    Not to mention the planning numpties and the developers who want to build houses on the very area that is currently under water.

    You culdn't make it up - take note CofYC - it's about time you stop giving permission to develop on flood plains because even the largest developers in the country are unable to divert the Ouse!

    As for anistasia, there is no flooding on the Foss and Huntington Road is clear - that's why all the pictures are of the Ouse!

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    mmarshal 4:14pm Fri 28 Sep 12

    Route 30 – Not directly affected.

    Route 31, 31X – Not directly affected.

    A FLOODED country road between Newton-on-Ouse and Linton-on-Ouse, near Easingwold, began collapsing – but some motorists and cyclists still tried to use it.

    North Yorkshire County Council said the edge of the road near a bridge over a beck subsided after being flooded by the River Ouse.

    Strangely conflicting entries. Are the buses flying over the Linton Road bridge?

    Serious absence of good information on road flooding and closures from North Yorks County Council and Radio York if you live in the Tollerton, Newton on Ouse, Linton on Ouse, Alne areas.

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    Firedrake 4:30pm Fri 28 Sep 12

    Yes. If this means the Stephenson's service between York and Easingwold via Linton, I rang them today and was told it's NOT running.

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    anistasia 5:48pm Fri 28 Sep 12

    are eddie brown tours affected

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    Tangy loon 5:57pm Fri 28 Sep 12

    Please don't forget Naburn where homes have also been flooded.

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    anistasia 6:45pm Fri 28 Sep 12

    i remember one of our teachers some years ago lived at pinfold cottage at cawood his mini car and shed drifted down the street saw it on tv his house backed on to the river later a flood wall placed just behind his home and the garden was on the river side of the wall.and huntington road used to flood when we did not have the flood barrier and anyone remember tanghall beck flooding into foss islands road.near some railway sidings.

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    NoNewsIsGoodNews 11:02pm Fri 28 Sep 12

    As I travelled over the river bridge which is on the northern ring road between the Wetherby Whaler and the A19 roundabouts at about 3:30pm this afternoon, I saw a guy windsurfing on the flood waters, on the fields behind the sewage works.

    Did anyone else see this or was I just hallucinating?

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    Kelvar 8:23pm Sat 29 Sep 12

    Thank you to twigger & BigJon for 'sharing' their FB pictures. Some of your photo's are really beautiful. And I am truly sorry for all the people and business' that have been affected by this years flooding.

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