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09-Apr-13, 09:29
Fixed fines will be issued to offenders say council

AN anti-litter/dog fouling campaign is being launched today in Caithness.and Sutherland today.
The campaign is being backed by Highland Council and pest control oficers who will be out and about in the two counties.. The patrols will target known problem areas requented by dog owners and litter louts.
Anyone caught not clearing up after their dog or who is observed to drop litter or fly-tip waste will be issued with a fixed penalty notice.
Chairman of The Highland Council’s TEC’s committee Councillor Graham Phillips said: “It is hoped that this enforcement action will encourage those antisocial members of the community who disregard the law to think again. Any help that the public can provide to assist the Council target these individuals would be most welcome. The laws are in place to help protect the public and keep the Highlands free from dog fouling, litter and fly tipping.”
Anyone wishing to report those that are not being responsible towards our community and environment can phone 01349 886606 or visit the council service points with details.