Liverpool Council Set to Tackle 'Rat Epidemic' Caused by Rubbish

Monday, 17 September 2018 10:25:53 Europe/London

People who ignore the rubbish rules that keep vermin away from bins are being targeted as part of the Liverpool Council's plans to deal with the cities rat epidemic.  A local councillor said that the rat problem stemmed from the poor quality housing and the poor condition of some of the city's alleyways.  

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Manchester Woman Calls 999 on Maggots in Wheelie Bin

Wednesday, 21 August 2013 16:42:38 Europe/London

There's precious little less appetizing than festering rubbish and maggots, but one woman in Manchester found exactly that when she opened her bin lid - and promptly dialled 999. Although emergency operators might have more severe things to deal with than the single grossest sight any housewife can find on her property, dirty rubbish bins and hot summer months don't mix well, and unattended rubbish can attract all sorts of creepy crawlies with bothersome odours that can waft into neighbouring homes.

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