Dog owners encouraged to pick up after their pooches


DOG owners are being asked to take responsibility for fouling on the Rodwell Trail.

According to Councillor James Farquharson, only two fixed penalty notices have been issued in the past four years.

Councillor Francis Drake, the borough’s briefholder for community safety, added: “Dog fouling is a serious matter and any owner caught letting their dog foul without picking it up can be issued with a fixed penalty notice of £100…

“We encourage owners to take responsibility for their dogs and urge the public to report anyone who is letting responsible dog owners and the community down at”