Wednesday 14 September 2022

DOG WARDENS in the East Riding are to be given body cameras as a deterrent to owners who refuse to clean up after their pets. The wardens will use the cameras as a way of challenging owners and capturing evidence, as well as protecting them from abusive behaviour.

A council officer witnessing a dog fouling offence can issue a £75 fixed penalty notice and failure to pay could lead to a court appearance and a fine of up to £1,000.

TELECOMS provider KCom has announced plans to invest £100 million across Hull, East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire to expand its full fibre broadband network. It will mean an upgrade for 14,000 properties in East Yorkshire, including Cherry Burton and Tickton, currently without full fibre.

THREE East Yorkshire beaches – Fraisthorpe, Bridlington South and Wilsthorpe – have received a “do not swim” warning from the Environment Department as a result of pollution concerns. Weekly samples are taken from May to September to check water quality with the subsequent warning to beach users issued yesterday.

THE HULL branch of the Royal Air Forces Association has announced that this Sunday’s planned Battle of Britain Commemorative Parade and Service has been cancelled as a mark of respect ahead of the State Funeral of Her Majesty The Queen on Monday.