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Warning letters issued over dog fouling in Newton Aycliffe area
WARNING letters have been issued to dog owners who failed to clean up after their pets in the Newton Aycliffe area.
Officers from Durham County Council’s neighbourhood protection team visited the area in August after receiving complaints.
The team investigated three reports of dog fouling and issued warning letters to two owners.
They also removed 17 stray dogs and issued two stray dog warning letters.
Fifteen fixed penalty notices and a warning letter were also issued for littering while 43 fly tipping incidents were reported and 23 investigations were carried out.
An advisory letter was given to a resident for having an untidy garden and four litter clearing notices were presented to residents with untidy gardens or yards.
Eight residents who failed to clear their gardens or yards were given fixed penalty notices.
The wardens dealt with 26 incidents of anti-social behaviour reported during the month.
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