THE main road through a Hampshire village has finally reopened after 12 days.

Botley Road in Fair Oak was first shut on April 21 owing to a burst water main.

But this morning (Tuesday), Hampshire County Council has confirmed that all works are complete.

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The closure was in place between Fair Oak Infants School and Knowle Lane.

Works were originally due to be completed on Friday.

Councillor Steve Broomfield had spoken with the foreman at the site who told him that the workman needed to remove "another couple of metres of road surface" as well as remove and replace "a stretch of pavement to the right".

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