Mystery gas smell in Horwich

The Bolton News: Mystery gas smell in Horwich Mystery gas smell in Horwich

A HORWICH resident has reported smelling a strange, gas-like odour near his house.

The resident, who did not want to be named, said the smell, which engulfed his home near Claypool Road in Horwich for about two days was “very strong”.

He added: “We first smelled it over the weekend and it stayed for a couple of days, it was a hell of a smell.”

National Grid has confirmed it received more than 1,000 reports of a gas smell across the North West and the East and West Midlands early this week.

A spokesman said: “At the moment we do not know what has caused the smell and the Environment Agency is investigating — we would urge anyone who smells gas to report it to us immediately.”

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4:10pm Thu 3 Apr 14

cazza1977 says...

This has happend all over.it happend a while ago near leverhulme park with all residents phoneing the gas.and somewere in manchester it happend. Ita strange.
This has happend all over.it happend a while ago near leverhulme park with all residents phoneing the gas.and somewere in manchester it happend. Ita strange. cazza1977
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4:11pm Thu 3 Apr 14

cazza1977 says...

Sorry forgot to add. The gas men informed us that it was or could be a gas cloud. Lol
Sorry forgot to add. The gas men informed us that it was or could be a gas cloud. Lol cazza1977
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5:37pm Thu 3 Apr 14

boltonnut says...

It must have been the bad curry,sorry about that folks.
It must have been the bad curry,sorry about that folks. boltonnut
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7:24pm Thu 3 Apr 14

soup153 says...

BS from Town Hall meeting
BS from Town Hall meeting soup153
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9:47pm Thu 3 Apr 14

Gore Seer says...

I Lived On Moorgate Tong Moor, Over A Few Weeks I Smelt Gas All Over, So I Knocked On A Door And Told A A Few Residents They Told Me It Was In My Mind, Any Way On Resident Phoned The Gas, A Young Man Came, I Saw Him With His Meter, I Told Him, I Told The Resident That There Was A Gas Leak. He Said He Had A Meter That Cost A Fortune, It Said No Leaks,So I Went Away I Just Ignored The Smell Of Gas Well I Said Balls To It, Two Years Later The Gas Board Dug Half The Estate Up Leaks All Over The Place, The **** Who Told Me I Was Nuts Had A Very Dangerous Leak Back Hartfield Walk Was Completely Dug Up, I'LL Sell My Nose Its Better Than Anything The Gas Board Have. Ha Ha.
I Lived On Moorgate Tong Moor, Over A Few Weeks I Smelt Gas All Over, So I Knocked On A Door And Told A A Few Residents They Told Me It Was In My Mind, Any Way On Resident Phoned The Gas, A Young Man Came, I Saw Him With His Meter, I Told Him, I Told The Resident That There Was A Gas Leak. He Said He Had A Meter That Cost A Fortune, It Said No Leaks,So I Went Away I Just Ignored The Smell Of Gas Well I Said Balls To It, Two Years Later The Gas Board Dug Half The Estate Up Leaks All Over The Place, The **** Who Told Me I Was Nuts Had A Very Dangerous Leak Back Hartfield Walk Was Completely Dug Up, I'LL Sell My Nose Its Better Than Anything The Gas Board Have. Ha Ha. Gore Seer
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9:58pm Thu 3 Apr 14

buskersball says...

Fracking??
Fracking?? buskersball
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11:26am Fri 4 Apr 14

Wolfie190 says...

Any Romanians moved in the area recently ?
Any Romanians moved in the area recently ? Wolfie190
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