UPDATED: Phew, what’s that pong? Well, it might be human waste

What's causing Tring's stink?

What's causing Tring's stink?

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A neighbour to a field covered in slurry that is causing Tring’s eye-watering pong claims the muck is human waste.

The market town’s nasty pong, initially put down to the pig slurry, has forced householders to take refuge inside and close their windows despite the warm temperatures.

Fed up Sharon Maxfield, who lives opposite the Icknield Way field - previously the base for Tring’s popular Canal Festival before the land was sold - said: “It is just sitting in the field festering. It is absolutley gross.


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