Councillors say no to badger cull in Tewkesbury
Councillors in Tewkesbury have rejected plans for a badger cull in the area.
At a full borough council meeting last night, the majority of members said they did not want to see the controversial measure used on council controlled farm land in the area.
The badger cull had been approved by the Government as a means to prevent the spread of Bovine Tuberculosis among cattle.
But last night, Tewkesbury Borough Council members said ministers had got it wrong.
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It comes just days after civic chiefs in the Forest of Dean also moved to block the cull.
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