Council spraying glyphosate-based weedkiller in Cambridge streets, 2019
by Stephen Hewitt | Published 14 August 2020 | Last updated 2 March 2021
On 7 May 2019 two Cambridge City Council workers were spraying a herbicide onto Cambridge streets in the area between Hills Road and Trumpington Road.
One of them said that they were using a glyphosate-based herbicide, with name that sounded like “Highlight”.
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