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Stogursey Parish Shores Project – Wed 27 Mar 19

Victory Hall, Stogursey – Weds 27 March 7pm to 9.30pm

Somerset Wildlife Trust – Somerset’s Brilliant Coast team would like to invite residents and friends of Stogursey to an informal meeting to talk about the important coastal habitats and natural history in and around the Parish. The Somerset Wildlife Trust has funding to support exciting new community projects which enable local people connect to their coastline, to encourage
health and well- being and to help protect nature for future generations. We need your ideas and enthusiasm! Come along to find out more about how to get involved and to help design the project.

Further Information
Contact Mark Ward or ring 01823 652415
The event details are also on Somerset Wildlife Trust website at: Cheese_and_Wine_Evening.html
So that we know how many to cater for please sign up for the event by emailing Please let us know in the email of any special dietary requirements.

Dog fouling

There has been an increase in dog fouling around the parish in recent months. This is totally unacceptable. Please clean up after your dog:  you can use any street bin – dog or general litter bin – or you can take it home with you and put in your household waste.

Failure to clean up may incur a Fixed Penalty Notice of £75, or a criminal conviction in Court, with the possibility of a fine of up to £1,000.

It is the responsibility of the dog owner to clean up after the dog if it fouls in a public area. The only exception is for people who are registered blind. This is the law, and it applies almost everywhere, including all locations where the public has permission to access private land, even if there is no signage.

If you are aware of anyone not clearing up after their dog please report it to the Parish Council or to West Somerset District Council online at Report-Dog-Fouling .   Any information provided will be treated confidentially. You will need to provide details of an incident and may be asked to provide a witness statement so that formal action can be taken. This is a problem that is never going to be solved without the co-operation of both dog-owners and residents who can provide information.