Birds wreak havoc in retirement village

THEY may look elegant and graceful – but these pesky peacocks are wreaking havoc at a picturesque retirement village.

For three weeks now the colourful terrors have been strutting around the Lifestyle Retirement Village in Old Whittington – leaving elderly residents at the end of their tether.

sp91774  Peacocks at the retirement village Old Whittington

sp91774 Peacocks at the retirement village Old Whittington

The problematic peacocks have been eating residents’ plants and fowling across the site as well as flying on to roofs in the early hours of the morning, creating noise and waking pensioners.

For more on this story, read this week’s Derbyshire Times.