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Councillors back re-wilding scheme to improve biodiversity

National re-wilding scheme which allows grass verges to be grown naturally to be adopted across North Somerset | Clevedon, Portishead and Nailsea news | North Somerset Times

North Somerset Council has agreed to embark on a re-wilding programme, a colourful alternative approach to grass cutting.

Instead of cutting down grass verges, they will be allowed to grow naturally and several local authorities in England have taken to re-wilding their roadsides by planting wildflowers instead.

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