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Monmouthshire Dog Fouling Awareness Day

 

Magor with Undy Community Council participated in the Monmouthshire Dog Fouling Awareness Day on Thursday 22nd June 2017.  Community Councillors Sally Bailey and Andrea Boyland together with County Councillor for the Elms Lisa Dymock and the Clerk to the Council manned a stand in Magor Square between 2pm and 5pm.

 

 

The Councillors and Clerk handed out leaflets advising members of the public how to report dog fouling via the Monmouthshire County Council scheme 'Give Dog Fouling The Red Card'.  They also handed out FREE dog waste bags to dog owners together with several leaflets advising them what the community council was doing to combat dog fouling, where they could pick up their FREE dog waste bags, the location of dog waste bins in the community, the law on dogs in the countryside and how to keep those loved pooches cool in the hot weather.

The Community Council has purchased, installed and maintain 30 dog waste bins across the community - a map and list of where the bins are sited is available.

Where To Pick Up Your FREE Dog Waste Bags
Dog owners can pick up FREE dog waste bags from the following locations:

> The Community Council Office at Magor Police Station
> Magor Post Office, The Square, Magor
> The Flower Shed, Main Road, Undy
> Marlow Vets, Main Road, Undy
> Pawfect Grooming, Vinegar Hill, Undy
> B4 & After Dog Grooming, The Knollbury, Undy

Some Facts About Combating Dog Fouling In Magor with Undy Community

  •  The Community Council have purchased and installed thirty (30) dog waste bins across the community
  • Each dog bin costs £179 - that's a total of £5370 spent on purchasing bins
  • The cost to empty 30 bins each week is £101.70 that's a total of £5288.40 per year
  • The Community Council and Monmouthshire County Council provide dog waste bags free of charge to residents
  • It costs £6.07 per 1000 dog waste bags
  • Over 50,000 free bags are handed out each year to residents in Magor with Undy.  That equates to £303.50 per year paid from a Monmouthshire County Council "Keep Wales Tidy" grant.

Let's get the message out there, and make our community a clean and safe place to live, work and play!