Pendle residents call for action on their rat infested street
A quiet Nelson street is becoming a breeding ground for rats and looks like "a scene from 16th century London" according to angry residents. The creatures have been spotted gnawing their way through wheelie bins in Burns Street and also foraging in the dozens of rubbish bags that are strewn across the back street.
And in the latest incident one resident was left in tears after a rat scuttled past her as she was hanging out washing in her back yard.
A spokesman for the residents said: "This poor lady was in tears, it was awful for her.
"She has lived in this house with... read more
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