The Council do not offer a service to treat for Moles

General Information

  • Silver grey to black in colour and around 12-15cm long.
  • Usually found wherever there are suitable soils for tunnelling.
  • Can be found in playing fields, parks, cemeteries, golf courses and private gardens.
  • Live almost entirely underground in a tunnel system.
  • Most obvious sign of the presence of moles is the appearance of molehills on the surface of the ground. (Heaps of loose soil)
  • Can cause unsightly damage particularly on grassland. Prevents grass from growing allowing weeds to grow.
  • Active all year round.
  • Can be treated with poisons or by trapping or gassing but controlled by strict legislation.

Advice to Customers

  • Contact private pest contractor (yellow pages)
  • Contact our Helpline and a request can be made for our Pest Operative to ring and give you advice.
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