Waste prosecutions

Stockport man found guilty of dumping rubbish in Rossendale 

Published on September 7, 2022 at 8:14 am

pile of fly tipped rubbish

A 50-year-old man from Stockport has been found guilty of dumping a large amount of household rubbish under a motorway bridge in Rosebank, Edenfield, by Burnley Magistrates Court, following a case brought by Rossendale Borough Council. 

Mr Lee Brooks of Oakside Close, Stockport, was found guilty of dumping rubbish on 27 July 2021 and ordered to pay costs as well as compensation at the court hearing on 1 September 2022.

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Council crackdown on people dumping rubbish on streets

Published on May 16, 2019 at 3:22 pm

A fine of more than £2,422 was given to a Bacup man found guilty of leaving waste outside his house.

Nicholas Turner, of Springfield Avenue, Bacup, was found guilty of failing to remove bags of rubbish, furniture and wood from outside his home, which had the potential to attract rats and vermin, and also of failing to take all necessary action to prevent new accumulations of rubbish between 25th October 2018 and 20th December 2018.

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