The perished vegetables have been lying there for some quite considerable time, but the recent heat has made the stench almost unbearable. The smell is also drifting further afield. The local mayor is now demanding that this waste is removed forthwith. The plant’s owner says “No can do” due to insurance issues!
Not only are the good people of Bavikhove near Harelbeke having to put up with a dreadful odour flies too have multiplied and are becoming a real pest.