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3 June 2021

Not all slope failures are large

Not all slope failures are large: examples of small but disruptive landslides in Sheffield

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7 April 2021

The complex politics of managing coal waste tip stability in South Wales

The complex politics of managing coal waste tip stability in South Wales

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9 February 2021

Southannan: a major railway landslide in Scotland

Southannan: a major railway landslide in Scotland over the weekend has blocked the line between Ardrossan and Largs

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30 November 2020

Developing problems at Rest and Be Thankful

In recent weeks the landslide problems at Rest and Be Thankful in Scotland have continued to develop, causing increased disruption

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26 August 2020

Slieveanorra: a large peat bog landslide in Northern Ireland?

Yesterday Storm Francis triggered a large peat bog landslide at Slieveanorra in County Antrim, Northern Ireland

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20 March 2020

Sinking ships to stop erosion

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

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17 February 2020

Did South Wales suffer a coal waste landslide yesterday?

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.

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21 October 2016

The Aberfan victims and survivors

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 …

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6 September 2016

Landslides in Art part 27: Louise Collis

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 …

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