Gloucestershire

Water restored in Gloucestershire after pipe burst

Water has been restored to thousands of homes in Gloucestershire after they were affected by a burst main in the early hours of Thursday morning.

Twelve thousand homes and businesses in Cheltenham and Winchcombe lost their water supply for several hours after a 15in (38cm) main burst.

Six schools were also closed on Thursday as a result of the burst.

Severn Trent Water has apologised to customers for the inconvenience caused by the incident at Bamfurlong.

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