A WOMAN was fined £120 for feeding squirrels in a West London park.
Marie Lachut, 55, was slapped with a penalty for ‘littering’ the nuts within the Hounslow park.
Maria Lachut, 55, was fined for feeding the squirrelsCredit score: BPM Media
She was stopped by a an enforcement officer in Lampton Park and was accused of littering.
Martyna Lachut, 22, was livid after she heard what had occurred, she advised MyLondon: “That’s greater than you get for parking,”
“Clearly it was not the primary time she’s gone to see the squirrels.
“There isn’t a data on Hounslow Council’s web site stating that it’s unlawful to feed squirrels in native parks.”
Maria had acquired a penalty discover that specified that squirrels had been solely allowed to be fed in particular parks.
After she was fined, Maria was approached by one other girl who was additionally handed a advantageous for feeding squirrels.
The girl mentioned she now carries round a printed copy of an e mail to show she is allowed to feed the furry critters – making Martyna consider the advantageous was illegal.
She was very shocked she didn’t consider it was a factor. That is greater than what you get for parking.
She has since appealed towards it.
“She was very shocked she didn’t consider it was a factor,” added Martyna.
“She was a little bit upset. We’ve got been again to the park however are not feeding the squirrels.”
She was given a advantageous of £120, diminished to £80 if paid inside 10 days.
This comes as a lady was fined for feeding pigeons with the crumbs from her Greggs vegan sausage roll.
Kerris Fenn, 22, mentioned she had ripped the tip of the pastry into ‘tiny items’ to feed a small group of birds in Piccadilly Gardens within the Manchester metropolis centre as they seemed ‘fairly candy’ in August.
However she was shocked when she was given a £150 advantageous, diminished to £120 if she paid it inside ten days.
Manchester Metropolis Council has hit again, saying ‘feeding the pigeons is littering, plain and easy’.
Ms Fenn, who lives in Cardiff, was visiting her brother in Manchester
when she sat right down to take pleasure in her savoury pastry snack on July 26.
“I used to be consuming a Greggs Sausage Roll. It was lower than a mouthful left.
(The pigeons) had gathered round. I assumed it was fairly candy,” she mentioned.
“I simply actually like animals, I am a vegan. I ripped it into tiny items. I attempted feeding the crumbs to them. It was only a small group, not flocks and flocks,” she mentioned.
She mentioned there have been ‘no crumbs left’ after the pigeons devoured up the stays. However 3GS, on behalf of Manchester Metropolis Council, came visiting and ‘demanded her ID’.
“They charged me £120 (for littering). It might have been greater than
£150 if I left it greater than 10 days. It is outrageous. It is is loopy to
deal with me the identical as somebody who throws litter on the ground,” she mentioned.
Kerris Fenn was fined for feeding a Greggs vegan sausage roll to pigeons
She was fined £120 for feeding the pastry to the birds