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Summer madness strikes: What the *%?^ is BPCA doing? Summer madness strikes: What the *%?^ is BPCA doing?
At its AGM on 27 June the British Pest Control Association (BPCA) announced that it was introducing its own CPD scheme in direct competition with BASIS PROMPT. Why?
 
Celebrating World Pest Day at the Global Summit Celebrating World Pest Day at the Global Summit
Wednesday 6 June was the second World Pest Day; a day when pest management professionals from around the globe look to raise awareness of the vital role pest management plays in protecting public health, property and food security.
 
They’ve done it! South Georgia declared rodent free They’ve done it! South Georgia declared rodent free
At a press conference held on 8 May in central London, the Antarctic island of South Georgia was officially declared to be rodent free. This is a position it was in originally, two centuries ago, before the invasion of escapee rodents from the sealers’ and whalers’ ships that set up business there.
 
Time to register for Global Summit Time to register for Global Summit
The third Global Summit of Pest Management Services for Public Health and Food Safety will be held in Portugal 4-6 June 2018. And, it’s the place to be this June, says the President of Confederation of European Pest Management associations (CEPA) and UK pest management professional, Henry Mott.
 
Battersea’s rodent control campaigns Battersea’s rodent control campaigns
The Battersea dogs & cats charity’s recent campaign to find homes for some of its more independent feline charges caught our attention and raised a smile in the Pest office.
 
Pest control group pledges support for armed forces Pest control group pledges support for armed forces
Birmingham-based Busters Group has pledged its allegiance to Queen and country by signing up to the Armed Services Covenant. The Covenant is a promise from the nation that those who serve or have served, along with their families, are treated fairly.
 
Hospital fox caught on camera fuels social media anti-cull campaign Hospital fox caught on camera fuels social media anti-cull campaign
Video footage of a fox frolicking on a skylight at Bristol’s Southmead Hospital has stoked a social media storm that had already led to the suspension of fox control activity at the hospital.
 


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