Landslide blamed on food waste

Houses on a cliff top in North Yorkshire are at risk of collapsing after a landslide which residents claim was caused by a leaking pipe carrying waste from a frozen food plant.

The ground slipped away at Knipe Point near Scarborough on Monday. Four unoccupied houses could now have to be demolished.

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Homes landslip threat

Four homes are to be demolished after a landslip in North Yorkshire. The houses are on the edge of a cliff at Knipe Point near Scarborough, which collapsed on Monday. Residents claim the slip is because of a waste pipe leak from a local food factory