Ballymena tops the call-out table when it comes to pesky pests

When it comes to rats, spiders, mice and even ants, Ballymena folk aren’t scared of picking up the phone for help!

According to the latest survey by the British Pest Control Association’s (BPCA), Ballymena has more pest call-outs per head of population than any other local authority area in the province.

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BPCA’s 2013 skin crawling survey statistics reveal that Ballymena, with a population of 64,044, topped the call-out table and was even ahead of Belfast (population 280,962). The borough also had the highest call-out tally for pesky creepy crawlies like ants.

The BPCA survey analyses the demand for pest control across all 406 local authorities in the UK over a 12-month period.