A stink has been kicked up over a waste centre, which neighbours believe is attracting rats to a largely residential area.
The Oxford Mill Waste Transfer Station in Burnley Wood has been visited by the Environment Agency after residents nearby complained it was a health hazard.
County Coun. Margaret Brindle, who visited the site at the corner of Parliament Street and Oxford Road, said: “The Oxford Mill building is unsuitable and not fit for purpose. It sits in a residential area, unacceptably close to residents and Springfield Primary School.