Update 01/06/2021: Back Lane is closed to through traffic 24/7 from the junction with Clover Place; Spareacre Lane is closed to through traffic 24/7 from the junction with Mill Street.
DATELINE 28/05/21: The saga continues - and this time it’s personal.
Thanks to our County and District Councillors Dan Levy and Andy Goodwin for escalating the issue. Thames Water are now pumping around the clock but Dan and Andy are pressing for a permanent fix. Do contact them with your updates or queries.
Follow the story as it happened on Facebook; view the short video © Adrian Arbib below.
See also our earlier report.