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Villagers kick up stink in Little Bromley over dog mess bin
1:15pm Monday 21st January 2013 in News
VILLAGERS are kicking up a stink after a dog mess bin was removed only a month after being installed.
Little Bromley Parish Council has hit out after the bin in Calves Lane, along with a number of signs asking owners to clear up after their pets, was removed by Tendring Council earlier this month.
The bin was only installed in December. Steve Wilcox, chairman of Little Bromley Parish Council, said called the move a “farce”.
He said: “It seems a bit of a farce - we have been trying to improve things for the environment and the village but the signs and the bin have been removed for no real reason.
It is the latest incident in an on-going saga with dog mess bins and signs in the village.
Last summer Tendring Council removed a number of signs after an overzealous dog warden put up too many.
Peter Halliday, leader of Tendring Council said he instructed for the bin to be removed as there were differing opinions over what was required.
He said: “The intention is to get the Chairman of the Parish Council, the ward member and portfolio holder round the table to discuss exactly what is needed and what is affordable to resolve this situation.”