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Soroba residents’ rat surprise

A SOROBA couple were surprised last week after their dog captured a rat outside their close in Colonsay Terrace.

However, this was not the only shock Sheila and Andy Brown received.

Upon going on to Argyll and Bute Council’s website, Mrs Brown discovered that it would cost them £76.35 to call out a pest control officer.

She labelled this charge ‘ridiculous’ and said: ‘If I did not have dogs, I would want them to check out my house and I imagine everyone else [in the block of flats] would too. That would be more than £600. It is ludicrous.

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