Saturday, 3 August 2013

Five fined for dog fouling in last year

Just five people have been fined in the last year for dog fouling by Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council. 

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Residents face a spot fine of £75 or £50 depending on when it is paid or up to £1,000 at court. 

But Kate Wild, cabinet member for community cohesion and partnerships, told a council meeting last month just five had been fined in the last year. 

The official minutes said: “She stressed the council operated an increasingly proactive approach to tackling dog fouling within Solihull.” 

Green group leader Karl Macnaughton said “dog fouling was a significant issue and five fixed penalty notices appeared to be disproportionately low”.

2 comments:

  1. They should rub their noses in it instead. The owners, not the dogs. Disgusting people.

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  2. Hanbury Road is full of (**)it. We walk to school and I regularly see children stepping in it or riding scooters through it on their way in.

    Arguably the council would be better off putting "Fouling Officers" near schools, not Traffic Wardens. They'd be rolling in it.

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