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Irresponsible dog owners prosecuted

Irresponsible dog owners prosecuted

Three dog owners in Leeds, one from Middleton, are licking their wounds having been prosecuted for flouting dog control orders. The man and two women failed to pay £75 fixed penalty notices handed out for allowing their pets to wander freely on the streets. Under new rules introduced in January 2012, people must keep dogs [...]

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Fix my South Leeds, please!

Fix my South Leeds, please!

Did you know you can report problems on your street to Leeds City Council via the Fix My Street website? Lots of south Leeds residents have already been reporting their problems to the site – which is run by MySociety and makes it easy to report, discuss and track local complaints. Issues reported recently include dog fouling, flooding, [...]

Why don't we have doggy bag dispensers in our parks?

Why don't we have doggy bag dispensers in our parks?

Why don’t we have doggy bag dispenses in our parks? I’ve just come back from a holiday in Austria, which has to be a dog lovers country – there’s no end of dogs accompanying their owners everywhere. But however hard I tried I couldn’t find any evidence of these dogs leaving a poo anywhere. Now, [...]

Free dog microchipping in Cross Flatts Park

Free dog microchipping in Cross Flatts Park

Dog owners are invited to bring their pet along to Cross Flatts Park  to take advantage of a special free microchipping offer. Microchipping is recognised as the most effective and secure way of permanently identifying a lost pet. A unique identification number is registered to the animal and the owner’s details are placed on a national [...]

Dogwatch aims to sniff out crime in south Leeds

Dogwatch aims to sniff out crime in south Leeds

Cross Flatts Park’s annual dog show will also see the launch of a new police scheme to encourage dog walkers to report criminal or suspicious behaviour in south Leeds. Holbeck Neighbourhood Policing Team will be at Sunday’s event to launch Dogwatch, which is aimed at encouraging local residents to report what they see while out [...]

Cross Flatts Park set for annual dog show: updated with Dogwatch

Cross Flatts Park set for annual dog show: updated with Dogwatch

South Leeds is set to be in the dog house on Sunday. Nope, we’re not in trouble, but our canine friends and their owners will be descending on the park for the annual dog show. Last year’s event proved incredibly popular, with more than 70 dogs taking part. The show starts 2.30pm but you can  [...]

Dog fouling provokes strong South Leeds response

Dog fouling provokes strong South Leeds response

Yesterday’s post about dog fouling in south Leeds has provoked a strong response. The I Live in Miggy (LS10) Facebook page posted a link to the latest article in our Scoop It Up Campaign, which chronicled local people’s frustration with dog fouling in the area. The campaign aims to encourage people to report problems and irresponsible dog [...]

Scoop it up: Dog fouling reports continue

Scoop it up: Dog fouling reports continue

Frustration with dog fouling in south Leeds continues to be a hot topic as our Scoop It Up campaign ramps up a gear. One person from Belle Isle, who wishes to remain anonymous, told South Leeds Life they had problems with dog fouling. They added: “We have a communal garden and the mess is awful. [...]

Scoop it Up: More reports and our dog fouling map

Scoop it Up: More reports and our dog fouling map

As South Leeds Life continues its Scoop it Up campaign, your reports of dog fouling problems in south Leeds are continuing to come into democracy site Fix My Street. One of the latest reports includes this one from Beeston: I am disgusted at the amount of dog fouling along the streets in Cross Flatts, along [...]

We're Baggin' "You Gotta Pick Up That Poo!"

We're Baggin' "You Gotta Pick Up That Poo!"

Here’s bit of fun for Friday. Thanks to someone called “MyTightHead” who took the time to re-write the Bob Marley classic Jammin’ over on YouTube. A bit of fun, but with a serious message We’re Baggin’ You Gotta Pick Up That Poo! is a musical contribution to our Scoop It Up campaign, which is tackling [...]