uk THE ECHO today exposes the worst-hit areas on Wirral for dog fouling
The fact that this number of fines has been issued shows that dog fouling
continues to be a major problem for our communities and that the council is determined to put its zero tolerance policy into practice against that people who do not pick up after their dogs," said Coun Dave Ledger, deputy leader of Northumberland County Council.
Caerphilly council runs a zero tolerance approach to offenders littering and dog fouling
is unsightly, and a health hazard to people, particularly children, who may come into contact with it.
Officials have been working on a project with parents of children from Dalton School on Mayfield Avenue on cutting dog fouling
To report problems with dog fouling
in Sandwell call 0845 359 7501.
Cllr Dennis Hutchinson, executive member for public protection at Flintshire Council, said: "We want everyone to know that we have a 'zero tolerance' approach when it comes to dog fouling
But a Welsh council has been forced to defend its allocation of resources after it emerged it had issued just two fixed penalty notices for dog fouling
in the past three years.
Councillor Paul Murphy said: "The huge fine imposed by the court proves they are taking the issue of dog fouling
Conwy county council's cabinet agreed to increase fixed penalties for dog fouling
from PS75 to PS100 after scrutiny committee recommendations.
had complaints regarding dog fouling
and anti-social behaviour".
Hambleton Council dog warden has begun patrols as part of a PS40,000 purge on dog fouling