Life of Grime[07/05/2003] (2003)

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    John Peel

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    United Kingdom

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The final programme in the eight-part fourth series, following the work of environmental health officers employed by the London Borough of Haringey. Six months after the elderly Polish war veteran Mr Edmund Trebus finally agreed to go into residential care, Mike Cording and environmental health officer Gerry Bailey return to check on his abandoned property. Unknown to Mr Trebus, the Council has plans to sell it to recoup some of the £60,000 he owes them in clean-up costs. Even in its dilapidated state, it must be worth around £400,000, as it is a large semi-detached house in upmarket Crouch End. Other featured stories include environmental health officers investigating a smell in a pianist's doorway, and a food team tracking down an illegal food operation diverting meat intended for pets for human consumption.

NB: Mr Trebus died after this series had finished filming.

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