Cornwall

Liskeard shop workers back after gas leak

People evacuated from shops and offices in Liskeard in Cornwall after a gas leak have been allowed to return.

Gas workers fixed a small leak which led to about 20 shops being evacuated in The Parade for about an hour.

Firefighters were on standby until the leak was located at Barras Place.

People who were told to leave their work by police were offered tea and coffee in the town hall and vehicles diverted away from the shopping area have been allowed to return.

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