A previously healthy young mum claims she has developed asthma from living in a mouldy local authority house for the last few years.Chloe Fisher is urging North Lanarkshire Council to sort out the problem which has resulted in wet walls, crumbling plasterwork, and black mould growth on walls and ceilings in the four-in-a-block flat in Wishaw.
Paint and paper are also peeling from the internal walls.The mum-of-three has been suffering from respiratory problems and was recently placed on medication by her GP to try and alleviate difficulties with her breathing.The Lanarkshire Live app is available to download now.
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I was back and forth to the doctor with it and he said he would need to put me on inhalers. "The inhalers seem to be helping but it’s worse in the cold weather.