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Lay-bys on a1 south from tuxford to Grantham

Reported via mobile in the Litter category anonymously at 22:04, Sunday 30 May 2021

Sent to National Highways less than a minute later

My husband and I have driven south from Yorkshire. Along this reported stretch of dual carriageway, It became apparent that almost every bin in the lay-bys From tuxford to Grantham were visibly overflowing with litter. Yes it is a bank holiday Sunday but this is likely to get worse tomoro with the additional bank holiday and had term holiday. With clearing this a legal responsibility it would be great for this to be addressed before it blows into the hedges, further litter left at these areas and therefore becomes environmentally impactive and a further eyesore.

It appears the lay-bys without the bins are in fact clearer than those with the bins available.

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  • Thank you for contacting Highways England regarding A1 litter.

    The responsibility for this issue, on this road, is that of the local authority.

    Could we please ask that you contact them to resolve.

    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

    Posted by National Highways at 11:25, Monday 7 June 2021

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