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North of the spot - all the way up into the Scottish Borders - litter! North and south

Reported via desktop in the Litter category anonymously at 21:21, Saturday 17 April 2021

Sent to Highways England less than a minute later

Unbelievable the litter on both sides of the A1 all the way north of here - clearly not been picked for months and months if not longer. All the way up pask Alnwick, through Northumberland. It creates a hideous impression for anyone travelling. Most from lorries and flat bed trucks that blow off the back.

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  • Thank you for contacting Highways England concerning litter along this stretch. We shall look into this issue and aim to provide a response by 30/04/21.

    Can we please ask that you check back on this date for an update.

    Kind regards

    Highways England

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Highways England at 12:01, Monday 19 April 2021

  • Thank you for contacting Highways England regarding litter in this area.

    The responsibility for this issue, on this road, is that of Northumberland County Council.

    Highways England are responsible for maintaining the motorways and a small number of trunk roads. The Local Authority is responsible for the majority of the all-purpose trunk roads, which in this case is Northumberland County Council.

    Could we please ask that you contact them to resolve this issue.

    Contact details for local authorities can be found by using the search facility at: www.gov.uk/find-your-local-council.

    Thank you,

    Highways England

    State changed to: not the council's responsibility

    Posted by Highways England at 16:26, Monday 19 April 2021

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