Petition - Nature Reserves in Dudley South

– in the House of Commons at 6:49 pm on 28th February 2018.

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Photo of Mike Wood Mike Wood Conservative, Dudley South 6:49 pm, 28th February 2018

I rise to present a petition on behalf of residents of Dudley South relating to nature reserves in Dudley South.

The petition states:

The petition of residents of Dudley South,

Declares that Barrow Hill and Buckpool &
Fens Pool Nature Reserves, including the Dingle and the Leys, are being blighted by the actions of motorcyclists and quadbikers who have no regard for the local environment, residents and wildlife, are causing damage to the reserve and are causing a nuisance.

The petitioners therefore request that the House of Commons urges the Government to work with Dudley Council, West Midlands Police and other authorities, to take immediate action to safeguard our nature reserves;
further that Dudley Council should create a Public Space Protection Order as set out in the Antisocial Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014; further that, by using this power and taking action against offenders, Dudley Council and West Midlands Police will be able to reduce the negative impact current behaviour has on local residents and wilder wildlife.

And the petitioners remain, etc.