Dorset Council Weed Killer Spraying – At Odds With Shaftesbury’s Bee-Friendly Focus

Workers contracted by Dorset Council have sprayed the controversial weed killer glyphosate around parts of Shaftesbury, including Park Walk.

This treatment is at odds with Shaftesbury Town Council’s bee-friendly policy not to use the chemical in ‘sensitive’ areas.

Shaftesbury’s town clerk tells Alfred that she is disappointed. Listen to Dorset Council and Cllr Derek Beer’s response at 1:24.