The Council is not legally obliged to provide pest control services, yet land owners have a legal duty to keep their land free from rats and mice.
Advice on foxes is available from:
Fox Deterrence Helpline - Tel: 01892 824111
An information leaflet is available using the following link - Living with Urban Foxes [pdf] 3MB
Bats and badgers are protected species and must not be harmed. Advice on these is available from:
Wildlife Licensing Unit
Temple Quay House
2 The Square
Bristol, BS1 6EB
Tel: 0845 601 4523
Fax: 0845 601 3438
Swarms of honey bees will not be moved by the Council. Local beekeepers will usually collect swarms and may make a small charge to cover costs. Details of local beekeepers are available from http://www.ebka.org/.