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Mullion dog mess campaign steps up a gear
8:00am Saturday 26th January 2013 in Cornwall
A campaign group striving to rid Mullion of dog mess is to present a proposed awareness leaflet to the parish’s councillors.
Mullion Parish Council had previously agreed to fund the production of leaflets and also distribute them.
However, the campaign group members are hoping to volunteer to distribute them, leaving the council able to use that pot of money in other ways to support the drive.
Louise Martin, from the group, said: “The campaign group will also be sharing ideas on community involvement, particularly with youth. They will outline a course of action to include the schools in the campaign itself. We also hope to talk about engagement from the business community.”
As well as funding the leaflets, the parish council has agreed to put up posters designed by the campaigners, to raise awareness of the problem.
Cornwall Council will supply biodegradable bags for dog mess for sale at Mullion Post Office and other shops in the village area. The campaign group is still pushing for a review of the locations of dog mess bins and general litter bins.
A petition created by the campaign group was signed by more than 500 people in just two weeks.