Can you stop the gulls? Great Yarmouth Council launch new campaign


People from Great Yarmouth have been urged not to feed gulls - because doing so increases the birds' aggressive and noisy behaviour. 

The council says feeding them encourages others to gather, resulting in an unnecessary nuisance. 

They have launched a new campaign - ‘Are you feeding the gull problem?’ - in an effort to tackle the issue.

The council hope the new campaign will encourage people to stop feeding the gulls. Credit: Great Yarmouth Borough Council

Complaints about residents feeding seagulls have increased over the past year, with a number of them being about aggressive gull behaviour.

37

Gull complaints in the last six months of 2020

Six

of the complaints were regarding attacks