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Bromley Council warns residents to be wary of wasps this summer
Bromley Council is warning its residents to be wary of wasps as summer arrives.
The authority says if they are seen regularly it could mean a nest is close by, which could house up to 5,000 creatures and be the size of a football.
It added as summer draws to a close wasps search kitchens and gardens for sweet, sugary foods, which can “be a nuisance” as well as increase the risk of being stung.
The council says treating a nest or dealing with wasps can be “dangerous work” and advises seeking professional help if needed.
Executive member for public protection and safety, Councillor Tim Stevens, said: “It is advisable to call in experts to deal with a wasps’ nest – a small price to pay for the peace of mind of knowing that the nest has been dealt with effectively and professionally.”
See the council website for more information.
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