1. Tommie

    Water shortage - Ankara

    There was a report in Todayszaman about a water shortage in Ankara. The article states Can anyone make sense of the stated figures as, if the water level has only fallen 5%, how comes it has lost over 1 billion (approx) cu mtrs of water? Quote from A new heat wave to hit Turkey Look at...

    Beer shortage hits Marmaris

    It was reported today in the Bodrum Haber that an articulated lorry coming out of Mugla & heading to Marmaris,overturned & spilt it's 24 ton load across the dual carriageway. It saddens me to report that the 24 ton load of 55 pallets carrying a total of 1320 50cl cans of Efes beer was a total...
  3. Tommie

    More London Midland trains hit by driver shortage

    It's really unbelievable the reasons we are give for trains either being cancelled or not running on time, Now we have the excuse "Not enough drivers" Is it that they can't find the right sort of person to train as a driver, or does it take too long to train them, or are'nt there enough...
  4. Tommie

    UK Property Shortage

    We are constantly reading about property shortage and property prices in the UK. Only this morning I hear about the 17-storey Glencairn Tower block in Motherwell, built in the 1960s, is being brought down in a controlled explosion. More... I'd just be interested in how many members have...
  5. juco

    So when will the food shortage begin

    'In case you haven’t noticed, the world is on the verge of a horrific global food crisis. At some point, this crisis will affect you and your family. It may not be today, and it may not be tomorrow, but it is going to happen. Crazy weather and horrifying natural disasters have played havoc...
  6. ceemac

    Cyprus conflict closes leaders' eyes to water shortage

    Water has been rapidly disappearing in Cyprus since the 1970s, but conflict between Turkish and Greek communities means fixing the problem is not high on the political agenda. The BBC's Alex Bell finds that Cypriots are now struggling for control of land that is slowly dying. Here C
  7. KKOB

    Brussels Sprout Shortage Looms

    According to farmers, there is a strong chance that brussels sprouts will run short in supermarkets over the next couple of days. Snow and freezing temperatures have meant the harvest has had to abandoned in parts of the UK. Sprout shortage as snow ruins Christmas crop - Telegraph
  8. immac

    Water Shortage

    From Independent: Dwindling farm water threatens Turkish disaster By Nicholas Birch in Karapinar Published: 24 September 2007 An environmental catastrophe is threatening central Turkey, once the country's breadbasket, where farmers are depleting the water table after the hottest summer in...
  9. R

    water shortage

    whats the water supply like at the moment in Gumbet ? not got a cold water storage tank fitted to my solar water heater. Going out there July 7th hope to get one fitted then. had problems before when the water was off for the day. wandering what its like now?
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