Tags: Animals

Fun Dog Show and Produce Show Classes have been published!

Fun Dog Show and Produce Show Classes have been published!

The classes for the Fun Dog Show and Produce Show have been published and displayed in the newsletter, on the notice boards and on the 'Rothersthorpe Community Facebook page.

Entry for the produce show is £1 per entry per class (children's classes 50p per person, per class).

Entries for both the Dog Show and Produce can be made between 11.30am and 12.30pm, Judging starts at 1pm.

*** We appreciate... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 31 Aug 2022 21:05 by Jodie Johnson

Tags: Animals, Community

Appeal from Northamptonshire Police to keep pets on leads whilst walking near livestock

Appeal from Northamptonshire Police to keep pets on leads whilst walking near livestock

Rothersthorpe PLR Update

Northamptonshire Police have released a statement following an incident involving a dog and livestock near Badby.

Please be mindful whilst walking Public Rights of Way across the Parish.

Dog owners are being reminded to keep their pets on a lead and under control when walking near livestock to prevent animals being injured or killed.

Officers from the Force's Rural Crime Team have... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 29 Jul 2022 14:13 by Frankie Gilkes

Tags: Animals, Crime, Footpaths & Highways, News, PLR, Police advice

Dickens Field

Dickens Field

With the field close to opening, we'd like the community to have its say on dogs and amenities on site.

To do this, please follow the link below and participate in the very short survey. We'd like responses by the end of July so we can start to get some signs printed, ready for the opening

Posted: Mon, 18 Jul 2022 17:38 by Jodie Johnson

Tags: Animals, Litter, You said - We did

Could you control your dog around livestock?

Could you control your dog around livestock?

Rothersthorpe Parish Council with Rothersthorpe farmers and landowners urge all dog walkers to abide by the countryside code, especially where footpaths cross livestock fields.

You may think a lead is unnecessary because you feel your dog is obedient and well tempered but honestly think, could you control your dog from a distance if it approached livestock?

Every day across the UK, farmers have to deal... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 27 Jan 2022 09:57 by Frankie Gilkes

Tags: Animals, Environmental, Footpaths & Highways, News

Avian Influenza - measures for poultry and captive birds to come into force from 29 November

Rothersthorpe, Rothersthorpe Parish Council

NOTICE TO ALL KEEPERS OF BIRDS IN ROTHERSTHORPE

People who keep birds in West Northamptonshire will legally be required to keep them indoors from Monday (29 November) to minimise the risk of avian flu.

West Northamptonshire Council is issuing the reminder around the new laws which have come from the Department of Environment, Food & Rural Affairs, following several cases of avian influenza across... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 29 Nov 2021 13:28 by Frankie Gilkes

Tags: Animals, Environmental, News, Public Health, WNC

Increase in dog fouling

Rothersthorpe, Rothersthorpe Parish Council

There has been a noted increase in dog fouling across the village as well as individuals discarding dog stool bags on the floor, footpath and fence posts.

We urge dog owners to be responsible and to take ownership in ensuring any mess is picked up and disposed of in the correct manner.

This behaviour is unacceptable and is unfair for other residents. Take a bag, pick it up and place that bag in a bin!... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 16 Nov 2021 09:00 by Frankie Gilkes

Tags: Animals, Environment, News, Public Health