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Public protection, fire & rescue

You will find all of our community safety services in this area of the website.

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Animal welfare

Local authorities have a duty placed upon them for dog control in relation to stray dogs and dogs fouling public land. Other discretionary services are also carried out by the dog control service:

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Pest control

Find out which pest control services we offer to homes as well as information on how to book a treatment and pay for it:

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Environmental enforcement

The team have responsibility for carrying out enforcement action in relation to offences of illegal waste sites, fly – tipping, littering, unlicensed waste carriers, abandoned motor vehicles, graffiti incidents, fly – posting, waste accumulations and to a lesser extent highway obstructions and dog fouling.