Permission granted for badgers to be moved from allotment site after two years
PUBLISHED: 08:25 20 July 2016 | UPDATED: 08:25 20 July 2016
Badgers will be moved from an allotment in Weston-super-Mare after two years of waiting.
The badgers made their home under the Hutton Moor allotment access in 2014.
The track had to be closed as badgers are a protected species and it is a criminal offence to interfere with a sett.
Since the cubs have now grown up, Weston Town Council has received permission from Natural England to remove the animals.
This will involve putting a mesh across the sett entrance. The badgers will no longer be able to get in, and will either join a new group or move to live somewhere else.
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