A FOOTPATH has been closed today (Monday) due to a gas leak.

The 214 Footpath between Newport and Wootton has been closed while engineers from Southern Gas Networks carry out repairs.

It has been closed between Park Road and Crematorium Road for a distance of 560 metres.

A diversion has been put in place affecting Crematorium Road, Lushington Hill, the Racecourse and Park Road.

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