Reduction in Test Valley rat reports attributed to mild weather

Reduction in rats

Reduction in rats

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MILD weather could be behind a reduction in rat infestations in one local authority.

Test Valley Borough Council pest controllers say call-outs have fallen significantly.

Between October 1, 2012, and January 10, 2013, the council received 254 rat-related requests. However, between October last year and this month, 92 requests were made

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