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New bid for Silsden dog fouling signs
12:01pm Wednesday 20th February 2013 in News
A Bradford councillor has offered to pay for dog dirt bins and warning signs out of his council budget allocation.
Coun Adrian Naylor will hold a competition for children to design the signs for lampposts in Silsden.
The offer by Coun Naylor (Ind, Craven), who serves on both Bradford and Silsden councils, came at a public meeting to discuss dog fouling problems in the village.
Silsden Town Council agreed to work on potential solutions with Aire View and Hothfield schools, Bradford Council officers, and a parents’ group campaigning against fouling.
Coun Naylor said one plan was to repeat the success of a "bag it, bin it" campaign run three years ago with sponsorship from ward councillors.
He said: "We decided on a co-ordinated approach, to see if we can educate people.
"The intention is to put banner-style signs on bins and lampposts. We will move them about so there's an impact."