Get election ready

The UK General Election is on 4 July. 
Register to vote by 18 June.
If you need to vote by post, you must apply to do this by 5pm on 19 June.
You need valid photo ID to vote in person. If you don’t have valid ID, apply by 5pm on 26 June for a Voter Authority Certificate.  
Find out more about voting and elections in Southwark

Urban foxes

There are a number of steps you can take to help prevent fox activity in your area. They include:

  • remove potential food sources
  • keep rubbish in bins - closed wheelie bins are fox proof
  • don't leave bagged rubbish outside
  • remove piles of garden clippings
  • fill gaps under garden sheds (a fox can squeeze under a 10cm or 4 inch gap and like to shelter under sheds)
  • only leave bird food in bird food dispensers
  • protect small pets like rabbits and guinea pigs in sturdy hutches (chicken wire isn't strong enough to keep foxes out, use strong welded mesh instead)
  • tidy up an overgrown garden
  • repair any damaged air bricks (don't block them up - houses need ventilation)

For further information you can contact The Fox Project who will be able to provide advice on fox deterrent.

The Fox Project contacts

  • mobile ambulance 01892 731 565
    • 9am to 9pm daily
    • if calling outside these hours, contact the RSPCA on 0300 1234 999
  • admin office 01892 824 111
    • Monday and Tuesday, 9am until noon
    • Wednesday, 2pm until 5pm
    • Thursday and Friday, 9am until 3pm
  • email fox@foxproject.org.uk

(find out about call charges)

Page last updated: 14 July 2020

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