Horrendous smell from River Freshney leaves residents feeling sick
A layer of rotting weeds and litter on the River Freshney has created a smell so bad that a woman who lives next to it has described as "sickening".
Wendy Webster, whose house on Fildes Street backs onto the river, has been plagued by an awful smell for several days that she thought was a dead animal.
However, when she stepped onto the riverside terrace behind of her garden, she was hit by a noxious odour coming from the thick waste and litter on the Freshney.
"The smell has got so bad that I didn't like to be in my garden or sleep with the windows open, which is exactly what... read more
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