A woman feeds the pidgeons in Union Street in Wednesbury, West Midlands where a large population of the birds has forced the local council to bring in a new policy of fining anyone found feeding them. 7th October 2013. A bird-brained council in a town plagued by pigeons are slapping residents with £75 fines for FLY-TIPPING – if they are caught feeding them crumbs. People in Wednesbury, West Mids., are so fed-up with their cars and businesses being peppered with pigeon mess the council has launched a major crack down. Street wardens from Sandwell Council can now issue £75 on-the-spot fines to people seen dropping food for the birds.

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