So, the beginning of October arrives and we start folding away the garden furniture and sticking the barbecue back in the garden shed. Another summer over with months of cold and rain to look forward to. But we still can't use our hosepipes?
A new poll of people living in the south of England reveals that 29 per cent of those polled (just over 1000) have broken the ban at some point. As almost 13 million people are affected by a banning order, this equates to 3.7 million people ignoring the ban.