Call for ban on chemical weed killer

More than 650,000 people have called for a ban on spraying chemical weed killer in Bristol's parks. and other public spaces.

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It's after the World Health Organisation found an ingredient called glyphosate, which is common in most weed killers, could be a cause of cancer.

Since then many countries have restricted the use - as has Glastonbury Council.

Harriet Williams, Co-ordinator at Pesticide-safe Bristol Alliance says the risk it poses to human health is only one of many dangerous effects.

Bristol Councillors will meet to debate its use on 15 March.