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Pest Control Tips for Hotels and B&Bs
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Pest Control Tips for Hotels and B&Bs

When you're running a hotel or B&B, you'll have 101 things to do at any given time but it's essential that you keep on top of your pest control. With so many online accommodation review sites around, if one guest has a bad experience…
A Beginner's Guide to Bed Bugs
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A Beginner’s Guide to Bed Bugs

The common bed bug or Cimex lectularius to use their Latin name have been feeding off humans for thousands of years. Bed bugs love nothing more than to feast on human blood and they thrive in warm environments. They are typically 4-5mm in…
Pest population explosion feared as council spending cuts bite
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Pest population explosion feared as council spending cuts bite

Pest controller Bob Howard checks the attic of a house for evidence of rat or squirrel infestation. Photograph: Frantzesco Kangaris “If you leave your front door open, don’t be surprised if there’s someone sitting in your living room,”…
Pest population explosion feared as council spending cuts bite
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Dead bird found in bag of Tesco salad

Bought from the Burnham-on-sea branch, Paul Streeter from Weare, Somerset, said his girlfriend was sick after the carcass was discovered in the baby leaf and rocket salad. Neither he, nor his vegetarian wife, could believe their eyes, especially…
Pest population explosion feared as council spending cuts bite
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Larder Beetle larvae found in Kebab

An Edinburgh kebab shop owner has been fined £1350 after cooked beetle larva was found in a kebab sold from his takeaway. City of Edinburgh Council food safety inspectors made a visit to The Olympus Takeaway on 13 October 2010, after a food…