UPDATE: Rats in London Street Car Park Southport September 7th, 2015 jmr jmr Latest News Shares Comments Photo: London Street private car park Rotting food and general waste is overflowing into a Southport Street car park. Since OTS news reported on the state London Street car park in July it has got even worse. A London Street shop worker said: “Last month I contacted the environmental health to report this mess and still nothing has been done. What are we paying council tax for?” “Still we see rats running along the wall and taking food from the bags of rubbish. ‘The businesses along London Street and Lord Street are stacking waste against the bins and therefore it doesn’t get taken away”. Reasons for Control: Immense damage can be caused by rats feeding in shops and homes due to both quantities of food consumed, contamination by faeces and urine, and damage by gnawing. Contamination and possible introduction of microorganisms, which can cause food poisoning, such as Salmonella, make this rodent a major public health pest. Remember rats carry Weil’s disease (Leptospirosis), which can cause serious illness. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!