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Dog owners who do not clean up after their pets will now be fined £75, a rise of £25.
The City Council is cracking down on environmental crime and councillors say they're responding to pleas from residents to get tough with anti-social behaviour.
The new £75 fixed penalty notice on littering will be introduced from June 1 and the £75 dog fouling notice will be implemented soon.
A city council is sharply raising its fines for littering and dog fouling in a crackdown on environmental crime.
Newcastle will increase the fixed pentality from fifty pounds to seventy five after residents demanded a more robust approach to anti social behaviour.