Matlock is capital for dog muck in the Dales

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Almost 300 complaints have been made to the council about dog fouling over the last six years – with Matlock top of the list for careless dog owners.

Figures obtained through a Freedom of Information request have revealed of the 295 complaints made to Derbyshire Dales District Council since 2008 about the issue, Matlock was the hot spot for dog muck, with the majority of complaints – 91.

The next worst spot was Wirksworth, with 72 complaints made.

Thirteen complaints were made in Bakewell, 11 in Darley Dale and eight in Matlock Bath.

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