Hatfield chalk mines fears subside

FAMILIES living in many areas blighted by possible chalk mines are breathing a sigh of relief this week. For borough council investigations have revealed the threat, in Hatfield, is not as great as was first feared. But in a small number of areas,

FAMILIES living in many areas blighted by possible chalk mines are breathing a sigh of relief this week.

For borough council investigations have revealed the threat, in Hatfield, is not as great as was first feared.

But in a small number of areas, including around the University of Hertfordshire's College Lane Campus, the risk remains.

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