Measures to enforce responsible dog ownership in public spaces will be set in place for another three years, following overwhelming support during a public consultation.
Dog fouling in the churchyard, village green and even on footpaths continues to be a significant problem in our village. Two lots of dog mess have been left on the footpath outside Londonderry Hall in the past week alone.
Durham county Council have extended the Public Space Protection Order and you can read the press release here.
Monty the collie demonstrating responsible dog ownership including keeping dogs on leads where necessary, and collecting dog mess to put in bins!