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Making a stench about the Stanhope stinkpipe

The top of Stanhope stinkpole

STINKPIPES also fascinate me. I first became aware of them last summer - please see below the first stenchpole article I did. After that I've started collecting the whereabouts of stinkpipes - a task made harder because the body which has the…

5:15pm Wednesday 12 August 2009

Hurworth stinkpipe saved!

Chris Lloyd with the cut-down stinkpipe at Rockliffe, Hurworth

THIS morning, I had the great privilege to be photographed next to the Hurworth stinkpipe - some people might prefer to call it a stenchpole.

1:13pm Thursday 9 July 2009

Is this just the tip of the stink pole?

BEST EXAMPLE: The maker’s name on the stink pipe in Richmond Road, Stockton.

Last week, Echo Memories visited the subject of slag. This week, it is sewage. Is there no end to gutter journalism?

5:53pm Wednesday 16 July 2008

Raising a stink

KING OF STINK PIPES: Webb’s Patent Sewer Gas Destructor, in South Bailey, Durham City

Carried along on the euphoria of discovering yet more stench pipes, we offer our solution to global warming, using only a long pole and some excess sewer gas

3:20pm Wednesday 30 July 2008

Raw sewage flows down village streets leaving 'terrible stench' for residents

Residents describe 'terrible stench' after raw sewage flowed down village streets

RAW sewage flowed down the streets of a village this weekend, sparking anger from residents who claim the local sewer network is not fit for purpose.

5:24pm Monday 16 February 2015

A tall story

GIANT STEPS: Patrick Cotter O’Brien, above, towered over ordinary mortals.

While the hand of a giant dominates an eccentric exhibition in Darlington, Chris Lloyd discovers a much sweeter-smelling side to a former tannery and raises the alarm over missing stinkpipes.

12:55pm Wednesday 12 August 2009

Park to keep the working man quiet or healthy?

Who were the good guys and who were the bad guys?

12:29pm Wednesday 15 October 2008

Families calling for action to block raw sewage leak

FAMILIES in a village cul-de-sac are calling for action to stop a raw sewage leak that is bringing misery to the area.

12:00pm Saturday 14 August 2004

Call for fresh attempt on sewage problem

FRESH efforts are being made to tackle a long-standing sewage problem in Brotton.

12:00pm Friday 17 August 2001

The Monday poem

Midsummer 2001

12:00pm Monday 2 July 2001
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