Thaw sparks dog dirt fears for Newtongrange

DOG fouling is once again plaguing the village of Newtongrange.

Irresponsible dog owners failing to clean up after their pets is an ongoing issue for residents, who have hit out at the attitude of some who walk their dogs in the local park.

The recent bad weather led to further problems, with snow now thawing to reveal hundreds of “presents” in the area left over from before Christmas.

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