Avonmouth residents demand action over fly infestation

People in Avonmouth are demanding action to rid the area of a plague of flies. Swarms of the insects are invading their homes on a daily basis. The flies took hold in bales of biofuel stored at the docks.

Protest after homes infested with flies in Avonmouth

Protest after homes infested with flies in Avonmouth Credit: ITV News West Country

A protest has been held by people in Avonmouth whose homes have been infested with flies for the last two months.

Swarms of the insects, which came from infested bales of biofuel at Avonmouth docks, have been buzzing round the town on a daily basis.

Campaigners say they want to meet with Mayor George Ferguson to see what can be done about the situation.

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