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'My garden has flooded for a year'.. action at last on blocked drain

By citizenmike  |  Posted: November 02, 2012

Ron Vaile's flooded garden

Ron Vaile's flooded garden

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A blocked drain which has caused the flooding of an 86-year-old Hardwicke man's garden since January could be cleared in the coming week.

Gloucestershire County Council have said they will be cutting through roots in the drain and carrying out a full survey on November 8.

Pensioner Ron Vaile, from Pound Lane, fears the flooding could reach his home during the winter months.

His son Richard said: "Let's hope this puts it all back in working order."

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  • FreeRadical1  |  November 02 2012, 5:12PM

    The council claimed that they had only just been made aware that the garden was flooding. Someone isn't being entirely truthful here. Any evidence available from either side?

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