Entries with tag gulls .

Action proposed to reduce anti-social behaviour in Worcester city centre

Action to tackle anti-social behaviour is being proposed to make sure Worcester city centre is an even better place to visit and work in. The City Council’s Communities Committee is set to consider a report on October 30 to introduce extra powers to encourage people not to feed gulls and pigeons in the city, to reduce incidents of dangerous cycling and skateboarding and to address...
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Worcester businesses take action to combat gulls

Local businesses are being urged to act now to deter gulls from nesting on or near their premises. Worcestershire Regulatory Services’ new gull officer, Dan Walker, has extensive experience in controlling gull populations and has visited over 25 local businesses this year to help curb the problem. One of them is Humberstones, a business transfer agency based on the modern K2 office...
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Drones v gulls in Worcester

Drones have been used for the first time as part of work to control gull numbers in Worcester. Drones fitted with cameras were sent up in High Street to fly over buildings and spot hard-to-reach gull nests. The newly-discovered nests will be targeted as part of Worcester City Council’s work to control gull numbers in the city by replacing the birds’ eggs with life-like dummies, to bring...
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Taking action against gulls in Worcester

Photo left to right: Cllr Joy Squires and Cllr Alan Feeney A new campaign aimed at encouraging everyone in Worcester to do their bit to deal with problems caused by gulls in the city has been launched. Worcester City Council is working with partners including Worcestershire Regulatory Services and Worcester BID (Business Improvement District) to raise awareness of actions we can...
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City Council looks to invest £15K to tackle gull ‘nuisance’

Worcester City Council is looking to take further action to mitigate the impact gulls are having on the city centre. Councillors will vote on whether to make a further £15,000 investment during the forthcoming financial year to address complaints about gulls, at the next Cabinet meeting on 14 February. “It is important to keep this issue in perspective.  Culling gulls would be...
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Crack down on trade waste left to languish in city centre

Worcester City Council is looking to take action to prevent trade waste being left out on city centre streets overnight. The action is being considered to curb the volume of trade waste currently left out overnight in the city centre, which looks unsightly and can act as a magnet for gulls and other vermin. The City Council will consider introducing the new policy at its next Cabinet...
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