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Burst water main forces closure of 3 Cambridgeshire schools

William De Yaxley C of E Academy, Fourfields Community Primary and Yaxley Infant school all announced they were not able to open today.

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Three Cambridgeshire schools closed today after a burst water main affected supply. Villagers in and around Farcet and Yaxley also experienced flooding – some of it severe.

Peterborough Road, Farcet, where Anglian Water has been busy repairing a burst water main. Photo: Terry Harris

Peterborough Road, Farcet, where Anglian Water has been busy repairing a burst water main. Photo: Terry Harris

Peterborough Road, Farcet, where Anglian Water has been busy repairing a burst water main. Photo: Terry Harris

Peterborough Road, Farcet, where Anglian Water has been busy repairing a burst water main. Photo: Terry Harris

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William De Yaxley C of E Academy, Fourfields Community Primary and Yaxley Infant school all announced they were not able to open today.

Peterborough Road, Farcet, where Anglian Water has been busy repairing a burst water main. Photo: Terry Harris

Peterborough Road, Farcet, where Anglian Water has been busy repairing a burst water main. Photo: Terry Harris

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Peterborough Road, Farcet, where Anglian Water has been busy repairing a burst water main. Photo: Terry Harris

Peterborough Road, Farcet, where Anglian Water has been busy repairing a burst water main. Photo: Terry Harris

Peterborough Road, Farcet, where Anglian Water has been busy repairing a burst water main. Photo: Terry Harris

Peterborough Road, Farcet, where Anglian Water has been busy repairing a burst water main. Photo: Terry Harris

Peterborough Road, Farcet, where Anglian Water has been busy repairing a burst water main. Photo: Terry Harris

Peterborough Road, Farcet, where Anglian Water has been busy repairing a burst water main. Photo: Terry Harris

Anglian Water is on the scene and hope to have a normal water supply restored sometime soon but a Peterborough Road, Farcet, where the pipe has burst, will be closed for a few days whilst “the repairs settle, and it is good to walk on”.

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