National Grid in partnership will Balfour Beattie started to replace the old gas pipes in the town centre in January. The first phase is expected to last until late February and involves replacing the gas pipes in the pedestrian area. The second phase will replace the gas pipes in Swan Bank and is expected to take about six weeks. Details of gas works can be found at www.bettergaspipes.co.uk ‘In your Street’ section, or enter your postcode and click on the flame icon. A representative will be on site while works are ongoing or contact 0161 703 1000/1010 for further information.