Council probes rat infestation

WASTE MOUNTAIN: The site at Oxford Mill Waste Transfer Station

WASTE MOUNTAIN: The site at Oxford Mill Waste Transfer Station

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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.

 

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