Residents offered £2,000 to help rid seaside resorts of seagull menace

Residents offered £2,000 to help rid seaside resorts of seagull menace

Popular seaside resorts are offering residents £2,000 grants to tackle the scourge of ‘hooligan’ seagulls. The gulls of Scarborough, Whitby and Filey in Yorkshire are infamous for stealing visitors’ food, building foul-smelling nests and covering windows in droppings. Tourist chiefs have urged visitors not to…

Coronavirus effects have worsened housing issues for struggling residents

Coronavirus effects have worsened housing issues for struggling residents

Housing problems have been exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic, with cold, damp and noise being the most bothersome problems for residents. A new study by construction company Kingfisher plc, owners of B&Q, found that around 9.5 million people in the UK live with significant housing…

Hero dog saves residents from hospice fire – but is left with terrible burns

Hero dog saves residents from hospice fire – but is left with terrible burns

A heroic dog is being treated for severe burns after rescuing four people from a major hospice fire. Matilda raised the alarm after the fire at the Vasilek shelter in Saint Petersburg, Russia, rushed into the building to attract the attention of residents. Unfortunately, she…

Council slammed over telling residents to 'treat Covid like your mother-in-law'

Council slammed over telling residents to 'treat Covid like your mother-in-law'

A UK council has been slammed by furious local residents over a tweet which many have branded “misogynistic”. Local authority Stockport Council, situated in the North West, has come under fire for an ill-advised tweet relating to Covid-19. The tongue-in-cheek social media post was carried…

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