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Repairs start on badger-damaged footpath

Badgers have left a stretch of Marriott's Way unsafe after tunnelling beneath it. Credit: ITV News Anglia.

Work has begun to repair a country path in Norfolk which was at risk of collapsing - because of badgers.

The animals dug a network of tunnels under a stretch of Marriott's Way at Whitwell, near Reepham.

Because of the danger to walkers, cyclists and horse riders, a 300m section of the track had to be closed two years ago by the county council.