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Avonmouth residents demand tests after fly infestation

Residents in Avonmouth have launched a petition calling for regular tests on air quality around their homes. It follows complaints of dust and flies coming from industries in the neighbouring port of Bristol.

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Avonmouth's fly infestation will be debated in Westminster

They've been plagued with flies for nearly two months, now the plight of people living in Avonmouth will be debated in Parliament.

Swarms of the insects, which came from infested bales of biofuel at Avonmouth docks, have been buzzing round local residents homes on a daily basis. Campaigners are now planning to protest at the weekend. Rebecca Broxton reports

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