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Thursday, 21 December 2017

Large flytip discovered on Tooting Common




The waste was found dumped near THE junction with Cavendish Road on Tuesday morning.

Among the pile of black sacks was a sizeable quantity of builder’s waste and rubble.

Evidence gleaned from the flytip led Council officers to a nearby address which was undergoing renovation.

The occupant is now likely to face legal action for failing to ensure his waste was properly disposed of.

The officers are also trying to trace an individual who is believed to have been paid to remove the rubbish.

They are appealing for anyone who witnessed suspicious activity at this location to come forward with information.

The maximum penalty that can be imposed by the courts following conviction for a serious flytip offence is an unlimited fine and/or a prison sentence of up to five years.

The Council says residents having work done on their properties should always check with their builders and other contractors precisely how they will be disposing of any waste materials.

They should also be "extremely wary" of people knocking on their doors unannounced and offering to take away their rubbish.
posted by Radio Jackie News Team @ 1:30 pm  

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