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Out of control dogs and dog fouling

Dog owners urged to keep pets under control


Sign on footpath 9, Brookmans Park. Image by North Mymms News released via Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0

Dog owners using a local public footpath are being urged to keep their pets under control and to clear up after them. It follows concerns for the welfare of livestock in the area, and the failure of some dog owners to pick up and remove dog mess.

Gobions Wood health warning for people and animals

Toxic caterpillar can cause skin, eye, and throat irritation


It’s thought the oak processionary moth could be in Gobions Wood Image courtesy of the Woodland Trust
It’s thought the oak processionary moth could be in Gobions Wood
Image courtesy of the Woodland Trust

Notices have been put up at some entrances to Gobions Wood reserve warning people to keep away from a certain caterpillar that, if touched, can cause “unpleasant skin, eye and throat irritations”.

The Brookmans Park Cold War bunker

Part of a nationwide network built in case of nuclear attack


The Brookmans Park Transmitting Station - 2002
Photograph courtesy of Paul Large of Falcon Media
Did you know that there is a Cold War bunker in Brookmans Park that would have been used for broadcasting government-controlled information to the nation if there was a threat of a nuclear attack?

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