Not On My Street: The Campaign To Clean Up Louth
February 11th 2013
Launching the campaign
Councillor Margaret Ottaway and the dog poo fairy
The scene off Northgate
According to press officer James Gilbert this is the single biggest complaint they receive at ELDC.
Recent snow has certainly highlighted the problem. "My grandson got absolutely covered when he was sledging," said Councillor Phil Sturman.
HotspotsThe dog wardens have identified the following streets as hotspots for dog fouling. These areas will form part of their regular patrols. Their fun job involves doing a regular pile count to identify which areas have the greatest problems. They have identified the following streets as mess hotspots:
ProsecutionsFailing to clear up after a dog carries a fine of £75, and prosecutions do take place. However people are being urged to report incidents and rather than confronting individuals, for their own safety. Dog wardens need a description of the owner and the dog. If you see something like this, report it to the District Council on 01507 601111 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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