Wednesday, 08 July 2020 08:33

Health Alert: OPM infestation

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Oak Processionary Moth infestations have been found on the oak trees adjacent to The Ridings and Forest Road. The caterpillars of OPM are pests of oak trees and a hazard to human and animal health. 

DO NOT touch or go near caterpillars or nests; let children or pets go near them or try to remove nests or caterpillars yourself. The Parish Clerk has reported this to the Forestry Commission.

Please call NHS 111, see a doctor or vet for serious allergic reactions. Report all sightings of OPM to:

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Tel: 0300 067 4442

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