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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.

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Bristol MP to hold parliamentary debate over flies

Bristol MP Charlotte Leslie will hold a parliamentary debate on an infestation of flies in Avonmouth.

The waste causing the headache for residents has been removed and the recycling company responsible, Boomeco, has been forced to stop operating by the Environment Agency.

But residents like Georgina Dimambro say the flies are still causing huge problems:

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