Fly-tipper fined £400 after dumping building waste near Bedford

Central Bedfordshire issued fixed penalty notice

Wednesday, 16th June 2021, 4:52 pm
Updated Wednesday, 16th June 2021, 4:54 pm

A fly-tipper has been given a fixed penalty notice by Central Bedfordshire Council after dumping building material in Willington.

The waste was dumped in Barford Road in April - and was traced to a local address.

The current fixed penalty notice for fly-tipping is £400.

Fly-tipping at Willington
Fly-tipping at Willington

A Bedfordshire Police spokesman said: "It is a criminal offence to fly-tip. You could face an unlimited fine and a criminal record.

"Conviction in a crown court may result in an unlimited fine and / or five years imprisonment.

"We need your help to keep our countryside beautiful. Fly-tipping is a blight on this beauty, is a criminal offence and we want to stop it."

Report fly-tipping online, call 0300 300 8302 or email [email protected]