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Gas smell Sussex & Kent area

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Mayfield

Mayfield Report 22 Jan 2013 10:19

Anyone noticed a smell of gas in their area?
After I spent a while sniffing around my cooker boiler and meter I found the smell was outside over a wide area. I found this on the net

http://www.sussex.police.uk/whats-happening/latest/news-stories/2013/01/22/gas-smell-along-coast-no-threat-to-public/

Amazing how far it has traveled!

Mayfield :-0

Treehunter

Treehunter Report 22 Jan 2013 10:47

I have to go over a bridge that goes over a cannal to get to my shops and there is always a bad strong smell of gas here in Uxbridge. I have been here for almost 4yrs and never gone that way without smelling it. Always got gas men digging road up,

Hope everyone is safe.

Hazelx

Liz 47

Liz 47 Report 22 Jan 2013 11:20

I thought I could smell something like gas/petrol here (Sussex) this morning
Liz

~~ Jules in Wiltshire~~

~~ Jules in Wiltshire~~ Report 22 Jan 2013 13:16

My daughter lives in East Sussex and she said the smell is horrible.. :-S

Jules..

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 22 Jan 2013 13:32

it's a leakage from a factory in France - Rouen - and is blowing across the channel - just heard it on BBC news

Treehunter

Treehunter Report 22 Jan 2013 13:38

Had smell outside flat about an hour ago. And i know its not from the bridge never had it near flat befor.

Said its safe.

Mayfield

Mayfield Report 22 Jan 2013 15:47

Makes you think doesn’t it, that plant is over 100 miles from Sussex.

The French have around 58 nuclear power plants supplying 78% of their power (as opposed to our 19 supplying 25% most of which are being phased out) now if one of them has an "incident" we will be in the merde and no mistake!

Just off to start digging a bunker in the garden!

Mayfield

*** Mummo ***

*** Mummo *** Report 22 Jan 2013 16:12

Got the smell here in Portsmouth as well,
thank goodness its gone now :-D

maggiewinchester

maggiewinchester Report 22 Jan 2013 17:52

Had it in Winchester too

Bobtanian

Bobtanian Report 22 Jan 2013 19:46

There is a leak at a chemical plant in france,which manfactures the " Smell"

the smell is the smell they put into natural gas, which is odourless...........

Bob.