Video shows smashed Hillsborough weir near Langsett Road

The weir in the River Loxley as it passes Langsett Road in Hillsborough has been damaged.

Sunday, 22nd December 2019, 12:04 pm

This video shows a gap where the weir has been smashed, with a tree floating in it and water rushing through.

One passer-by reported seeing debris and bricks floating in the river, which has come from the smashed slip.

The weir is close to The Riverside pub and The Rawson Spring Wetherspoon’s.

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The damaged weir near Langsett Road, Hillsborough.
The damaged weir near Langsett Road, Hillsborough.

The Star has contacted the council to try and find out what caused the damage.