'Councils are eco-vandals with their mowing of verges'
DEAR Editor – The tyranny of council mowing contractors never ceases to amaze. Despite a climate emergency and the need for biodiversity, swarms of petrol-driven machines, from strimmers and leaf-blowers to sit-astride mowing machines, descend on Pershore’s green spaces to destroy new growth, disturb the habitat and, in some cases, kill young hedgehogs.