There have been several sightings of rats on Casson Street which has been reported to Environmental Heath. To help prevent rats residents are advised to:
Do not leave any excess food waste outside overnight.
Place all household rubbish in the dustbin and keep the lid shut.
Do not leave areas of the garden piled up with rubbish or overgrown.
Block up any holes used for services that may allow access into your property.
Ensure that rats cannot escape through old drainage connections e.g. disused toilets.
Do not throw food for birds onto the ground.