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15 March 2022
A drone video has been posted to Youtube showing the Lyneham landslide in S. England. It shows that construction work was underway in the field upslope of the section of road that failed.
3 June 2021
Not all slope failures are large: examples of small but disruptive landslides in Sheffield
7 April 2021
The complex politics of managing coal waste tip stability in South Wales
9 February 2021
Southannan: a major railway landslide in Scotland over the weekend has blocked the line between Ardrossan and Largs
30 November 2020
In recent weeks the landslide problems at Rest and Be Thankful in Scotland have continued to develop, causing increased disruption
26 August 2020
Yesterday Storm Francis triggered a large peat bog landslide at Slieveanorra in County Antrim, Northern Ireland
20 March 2020
Sinking ships to stop erosion: the banks of the River Severn in England have been protected from landslides by sinking disused barges, creating a graveyard of old vessels
17 February 2020
A significant landslide occurred at Tylorstown in South Wales yesterday. There are indications that this occurred at the site of a coal waste spoil tip.
21 October 2016
The Aberfan victims and survivors Today is the 50th anniversary of Aberfan, an event that will be commemorated both at the site and across the United Kingdom. It is of course a day to remember the Aberfan victims, the majority of whom were children and teachers at the Pantglas Junior School, and to hear accounts of the survivors. Those lost are remembered in a simple memorial garden at Aberfan, with …
6 September 2016
Landslides in Art part 27: Louise Collis This is part 27 of my occasional Landslides in Art series – see the links at the bottom of the page for some earlier editions, including Part 26, Robyn Collier. This time I am featuring a painting by the artist Louise Collis entitled Blaina Landslide. Louise is a landscape artist based in South Wales. She describes herself as follows: Based in the South …