Don't miss a story sign up to Midweek Herald's FREE daily newsletter CLICK HERE

Make dog owners pay

11:30 28 March 2012

Two weeks’ ago, there was a letter concerning a three-year-old child falling into dog poo.

It’s very dangerous indeed and can cause blindness in a child.

These days, people don’t just have one dog, they have two or three.

At this time of year they are allowed on the beach with their pets. They let them off the lead and just let them go and do their dirt anywhere.

They can’t watch them all at the same time.

I think it would make them be more responsible if they had to buy a dog licence. Maybe £5 for one and a further £5 for each dog after that.

People would think twice about more than one dog per family, then they could look after them properly.

M Bowers

Seaton

0 comments

Other News Stories

56 minutes ago
Exeter Crown Court.

A Honiton man has been ordered to do unpaid community work after he broke an ASBO by getting drunk and insulting a barmaid.

Read more
11:30

Coffee#1, which recently opened a shop in Sidmouth, wants its Honiton branch to be in combined space at 125 High Street and Lace Walk arcade.

Read more
11:26
Ladies with their spring posies

Ingrid learns how to create seasonal posies

Read more
07:48
Lyme lifeboat crew members at last year's Blessing of the Boats. Picture: RICHARD HOROBIN

Big turnout expected at the annual harbourside service

Read more
Honiton and District Lions president Steve Guilbert presents a cheque for £1,500 with fellow Lions to Val Royle-chairman of TRIP and representatives this week. Ref mhh 16-16SH 1562. Picture: Simon Horn

The event, held at the end of February, was organised and put on at The Beehive community centre by Honiton and District Lions Club.

Read more
10:32
Graham Booker. Picture: Irving of Exeter.

A Sidmouth churchwarden, found guilty of pushing over an 85-year-old pensioner and kicking him as he lay on the ground, has been handed a suspended jail sentence.

Read more
Yesterday, 18:30
St John's school's new director of music Clive Salmon is pictured with year four students this week. Ref shs 15-16SH 0405. Picture: Simon Horn

A keyboardist who performed on a charity recording of a David Bowie classic has taken the top music job at St John’s School.

Read more
Yesterday, 15:00

The Rotary Club of Lyme Regis has donated £500 to Autism Wessex.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:09

Voters will be going to the polls next week to choose the next Police and Crime Commissioner for Devon and Cornwall.

Read more
Yesterday, 13:59
Seaotn Men's Probus Club on their trip to the motor museum

Members visit the Haynes Motor Museum to see the vintage cars

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 10°C

min temp: 2°C

Most Read News

Great British Life

Great British Life

Useful Links

Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Competitions
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the Midweek Herald e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Local business directory

Honiton's trusted business finder

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists


Find planning applications