SEAGULLS: Controls needed to stop blight by birds

I would like to know how many people in this area have the same problem as myself with seagulls.

On Saturday, July 25, I was walking through the grounds of Willow Lodge Nursing Home when I was swooped upon by a seagull. I felt the waft of the bird skimming past my head.

In the past, a friend of mine was attacked by one and had a cut to his head.

Today, for the umpteenth time, my house windows are covered by their filth.

I am sick of being told they are protected. Are humans not protected? And if I used the streets as a toilet I wonder what would happen to me?

It seems that the council is not interested, so does anyone have any ideas as to how to control these flying rats?

Mrs June O’Neill

North Shields