FURIOUS residents have voiced their anger about fly-tipping after a dead rat was spotted in the street.

Bin bags, tins containing food and even shoes have been spotted at the back of Blackburn Road, in Astley Bridge, where there are several takeaways.

Pete Hill, of Eden Street, said he has made several complaints about fly-tipping in other streets in the area.

He said: “I’m not sure why the council can’t crack down on things like this. This rubbish is from a commercial enterprise selling food to the public — I bet their customers don’t know. I even saw a dead rat in this back street last week. What is the council doing to educate these people?

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Contributed by jackie heyes

Rats run around in dozens day and night near the junction of St Helens Road and Deane Church Lane. The back street behind the takeaways is always busy with them running in and out their prefered shop pizzas kebab curry /even a vegetarian option.its vile.then the dirty people who throw mulple bags in the bk street daily /full of nappies and food providing the rats with extra snacks ///

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This is a regular occurrence! Back Blackledge/Brandwood Street , Daubhill. Rats are often seen around the area and it has become a dirty place to live.

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Contributed by Denis de Riggs

Rats seen in the Valley car park near frankie and bennys.

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Dead rat at traffic lights near Farnworth opposite Jaguar garage yesterday.

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I saw a rat on Deansgate in Bolton town centre yesterday morning, trundling along the pavement near the Elephant and Castle as bold as you please.
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“People are doing a lot of great things, such as litter picking groups. They are working hard to make Bolton a better place and people like this are letting us down.”

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A council spokesman said: “Flytipping is antisocial and shows a complete disregard for local people. We encourage all residents to report flytips to the council and any other information that will help us identify the culprits. We will also be speaking to the business owner and advising them to secure their commercial waste bin properly to stop others using it in future.”

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Contributed by jackie heyes

Rats run around in dozens day and night near the junction of St Helens Road and Deane Church Lane. The back street behind the takeaways is always busy with them running in and out their prefered shop pizzas kebab curry /even a vegetarian option.its vile.then the dirty people who throw mulple bags in the bk street daily /full of nappies and food providing the rats with extra snacks ///

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This is a regular occurrence! Back Blackledge/Brandwood Street , Daubhill. Rats are often seen around the area and it has become a dirty place to live.

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Contributed by Denis de Riggs

Rats seen in the Valley car park near frankie and bennys.

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Contributed by Paul Neild

Dead rat at traffic lights near Farnworth opposite Jaguar garage yesterday.

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I saw a rat on Deansgate in Bolton town centre yesterday morning, trundling along the pavement near the Elephant and Castle as bold as you please.
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