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A School Caretaker has taken to writing to the Newton News to ask if dog walkers in the area could use the dog bins provided and not throw the poo over the school's perimeter fence. He says "I am the Caretaker at Byerley Park Primary School. One of my many jobs is to pick up the litter from around the school grounds. In recent weeks, I have found there to be a rather irritating habit that has compelled me to bring it to the attention of the readers of the Newton News. Dog walkers are picking up their dog’s poo, which is...

great, however, they are now throwing the bags over the perimeter fence of the school. There is a dog disposal poo bin on the main road outside the school. My main worry and concern is for our pupils at Byerley Park, as when they are playing on the school field, they shouldn’t have to play near or come into contact with the bags and their contents.

CLICK HERE to read the full letter on the Newton News website.