Residents call for action to ‘stop the stink’ from landfill

Residents living close to a landfill site in north Staffordshire say they fear for their long-term health. The situation has worsened in recent months with thousands of complaints about the smell of gas. Local resident Phoebe Smith says that the stench is affecting her physical and mental health while GP Paul Scott says residents feel they are being “fobbed off” by official bodies when reporting the issue.