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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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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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