Tag: pick up bags

Has your council tax bill gone up?

What a silly question Of course it has Could i just point out to those people who are vocal about wanting more dog bins or want them emptied more often that if you get your wish your Counil Tax will go up even more and once it goes up, it won’t be coming down . Why not find a cheaper alternative, one where you don’t have to carry plastic bags of dog poo in your hand until you get to...

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Pink Poo!

Just seen a great article on CBBC’s newsround in relation to a council’s struggle to highlight the problem of Dog Fouling. Staffordshire council have decided to spray the normal brown deposits fluorescent pink to show how much of a problem it is.  It’s a nice start but why not go a step further, like Conwy council in Wales, and provide a solution.  Conwy have invested in 500 Dicky...

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crufts – 4th and final day

I write tonight with sore feet, aching legs and a brain that’s turned to mush. Sunday at crufts was even busier than saturday and the public were on a mission to spend money.  Barry and I spent many hours demonstrating the Dicky Bag to inquisitive visitors which resulted in numerous sales and some very silly comments.  It turns out that men seem  to think it’s ok to use bags of dog...

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Local council take positive action in solving Dog Fouling problem

Conwy council in North Wales have taken the postive step of ordering 500 Dicky Bags to give to their residents in a bid to reduce the problem of dog fouling on their streets and in their parks.  In the darker winter months they see a sharp increase in the number of complaints regarding dog mess being left by irresponsible dog owners who believe that if their dog hasn’t been seen fouling then...

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