Oswestry mayor calls for an end to using damaging weedkillers
A bee collecting nectar
A bee collecting nectar

Councillor Olly Rose wants manual or non-chemical methods to be used and for Oswestry Town Council to investigate the cost of using “foamstream” weed removal which uses heat as the main element in the battle against weeds.

In a notice of motion to the full council meeting on Wednesday, the mayor calls for the council to ask Shropshire Council to stop the use of glyphosates and oppose any use of neonictinoids in Oswestry.

“Shropshire Council has no policy on glyphosate use or guidance on how to use at present,” she says.

She also wants the town

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