Map of the day


[…] Fed-up village residents have come up with a “poo-shaming” map in a bid to tackle dog fouling.

Dubbed Doodoowatch, the scheme allows locals in Wimblington, Cambridgeshire, to mark dumping spots on an interactive map.

Amanda Carlin, who dreamt up the idea, said it was “not for the squeamish” as users can also upload photos of any unwanted deposits.

She said it was a “fun way of addressing a serious issue”.

Where poo is reported, she marks it on a map of the village using a smiley poo emoji.

The reports are then passed on to the local council, or, in some cases, cleaned up by the village’s most dedicated faeces fighters.[…]

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