Requires motion over wasp nest at busy Norwich junction – Norwich Night Information


7:00 AM September 24, 2022

Pedestrians have been pressured to take evasive motion or get a bee of their bonnet after a swarm of wasps started terrorising a busy metropolis junction. 

One individual has even taken issues into their palms by attaching a warning signal on the junction of Bowthorpe Highway and Guardian Highway within the west of town. 

The signal states: ‘Wasp nest. Beware’, signalling to a hedge subsequent to the visitors lights heading in direction of Candy Briar Highway. 

Maxine Webb, Labour county councillor for the Wensum ward, has reported the nest to town council. 

She stated: “There are various wasps round there and it’s making the crossing tough to make use of.

“There may be not a lot room and you don’t want to be hanging round there.

“Lots of people don’t like wasps however we don’t need to kill the creatures. It must be finished in a protected manner.”

Maxine Webb, Labour county councillor for Norwich's Wensum ward.

Maxine Webb, Labour county councillor for Norwich’s Wensum ward.

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The town council’s pest management staff can deal with wasps.

One 30-year-old man, who usually walks alongside the route however didn’t want to be named, has known as for pressing motion to take away the nest.

The person, who lives in Magdalen Highway, stated: “What in the event that they went for somebody who’s allergic? It would not bear occupied with.

“I noticed a mum down right here the opposite day and he or she was terrified for her child in a pushchair.

“Now persons are having to place out indicators to warn individuals. I hope one thing will get finished about this.”

The sign for the wasp nest 

The signal for the wasp nest

– Credit score: Maxine Webb

Ryan Fisher lives simply off Guardian Highway close to the nest and he’s the proprietor of the Ozena Decorators building firm. 

Mr Fisher stated: “I first noticed the signal on Friday morning. I believe it had been put up the night time earlier than. 

“I walked previous the nest at 7am and the wasps weren’t too dangerous at the moment however I can perceive the considerations.”

The businessman stated points with litter and medicines have been inflicting him extra alarm in comparison with the wasps.

Wasp stings can potentially be fatal, and it is important for farmers to understand the risks associ

Wasps are inflicting chaos on the junction
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A spokeswoman for Norwich Metropolis Council stated the wasp nest ought to be reported to the authority utilizing a contact type so it may be investigated.

This may be finished by choosing the ‘pests’ choice on the primary dropdown. 


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