Wrexham Council in Wales offers bed bug inspections to all tenants

December 28, 2008

The Evening Leader reports that Wrexham Council is offering its tenants an inspection to rule out bed bugs. A FREE inspection and advice service is available from Wrexham Council for residents who may be worried about the possibility their home has bed bugs. People wanting to make use of the facility should telephone 01978 298989 […]

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Bed bugs taking over Wales too; hospitals and bed bugs

October 21, 2007

Welsh Bedbuggers would do well not to put too much stock in this article from Wales on Sunday via, since it repeatedly refers to bed bugs as “mites” (hint: bed bugs are insects; mites belong to the class Arachnida (as do spiders). Not bad for a humanities major, eh folks? The article suggests hospitals […]

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News round-up: UK’s Daily Telegraph on bed bugs; Cincinnati’s finest are working to avoid bed bugs

October 9, 2007

Monday’s Daily Telegraph featured a long article on bed bugs in the UK. Overall it was a typical story of the spread of bed bugs in Britain, and coming as it does from a well-respected source, it is a good thing. I was, however, disappointed in some of the information provided. First, the journalist Judith […]

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Are you in the UK? Got bed bugs? Or have you had bed bugs?

October 5, 2007

Have you had bed bugs? If so, drop a comment on this New Statesman article (scroll down). They want to know if bed bugs actually exist over there. (Yanks, please do not comment! They know we have bed bugs.) Advice from private pest control experts, freely offered on the radio and in the national press, […]

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News of the World: New Bedbug Horror Facing England

September 30, 2007

News of the World covered bed bugs this week. The article comes under the banner “New Bedbug Horror Facing England,” and below a photo of a Titanic-like bed bug floating through a sea of white carpeting fibers: (Photo by News of the World) It is entitled, “Invasion of the Body Snatchers!” NOTW journalist Sophy Ridge […]

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