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Public Space Protection Order

The majority of dog walkers are responsible and do pick up after their pets, however, a small number of people choose to ignore the rules. The Public Space Protection Order means that irresponsible dog owners risk a £100 fixed penalty notice (FPN) and potential prosecution. Report online www.malvernhills.gov.uk/report-it Or contact streetscene@malvernhills.gov.uk Telephone 01684 862151 The […]

What is Environmental Crime

What is Environmental crime? Malvern Hills District Council can issue fixed penalty notices for a range of offences including; littering, fly-tipping, abandoned vehicles & dog fouling. These are all examples of environmental crime affecting all areas of the country. These types of anti-social behaviour affect us all. They drag down the quality of life we should […]

Hedgerows- Urban and Rural (ADVICE)

Hedgerows – Urban and Rural High hedges In 2003 the Government introduced new legislation to enable councils to solve long running hedge disputes where neighbours cannot agree upon a solution. The new legislation is much needed by those people whose lives are being seriously affected by high evergreen hedges. A high hedge is defined in the legislation […]