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10 February, 2020 11:44
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Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 23/02/2020 17:42 by almostatyke.

10 February, 2020 13:01
Looking at the picture again, I'm sure that Rhinos have done a risk assessment in what to do in a fire when the emergency exit doors are blocked by flood barriers................(Sm100)

12 February, 2020 07:33
The training ground is always going to be susceptible to flooding.


12 February, 2020 09:15
Certainly until the next phase of the Aire Flood Relief scheme gets built - due to start ths year, I believe.


If you view at about 2.00 you can see the river wall that will be built.

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 12/02/2020 09:47 by almostatyke.

17 February, 2020 14:57
Well another week, another storm. The Aire at Kirkstall Abbey actually rose 2 cm higher this weekend than last, so I though I would go see what state the training ground was in.

Pleased to report that the management seem well on top of the situation. The river bank breach has been temporarily repaired by placing jumbo bags of sand in the gap (sort of giant sandbags, I suppose). Meanwhile the training pitch is dry and a lorry load of new rubber crumb is being placed on the third of the pitch that was flooded last week; I imagine the pitch will be available for use from tomorrow.

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