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Roundabout plants cut due to safety fears
PLANTS growing on a roundabout were chopped down because they were blocking views for drivers.
Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council, with agreement from Hampshire County Council, also cut down bind-weed which was covering a piece of artwork in the middle of the roundabout on the A30 next to Sainsbury’s supermarket, in Hatch Warren.
The plants had been left to grow to such an extent they had made it dangerous for drivers.
The council cut the greenery right back to ground level to “make it safer and tidier and to rejuvenate the roundabout, allowing other plants to grow.”