Farmer pledges to stop spreading muck after Tring is overcome by stench

Manure heap.

Manure heap.

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The farmer responsible for Tring’s unpleasant summertime pong has agreed to stop turning-in farmyard manure until the weather is cooler.

Householders have been left pinching their noses and shutting themselves indoors during soaring temperatures to avoid the town’s nasty stench.

Sharon Maxfield, who lives opposite the Icknield Way field where the muck was being spread, called in council environmental officials earlier this week.


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