In Stevenage the council is making an extra effort to make sure its parks are dog mess free.
The Borough Council will be handing out 20,000 dog waste bags to make sure people clear up after their pets, something not everyone is doing at the moment.
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A chilly but bright start to the day. Cloud and showers will develop later this morning with some sharp downpours expected in the afternoon.
Rain and blustery winds will spread across the region this evening but it will turn clearer later in the night. Further showers tomorrow.
There are now more hospital admissions than ever before due to obesity. A survey found Hertfordshire had the most admissions.