Corby man fined over fly-tipping
A Corby man has been ordered to pay Â£700 after waste was fly-tipped in a nearby village.
George McKimmie, of Taunton Avenue, admitted breaching Section 34 of the Environmental Protection Act at Northampton Magistrates’ Court.
The charge came following an investigation into fly-tipping in Occupation Road, Middleton, which was tracked back McKimmie.
McKimmie was the ordered to pay a £100 fine, a £30 victim surcharge and costs of £571.30.
A Corby Council spokesman said: “Residents as well as businesses have a responsibility to ensure they dispose of their rubbish legally and should always keep paper work as evidence that they have done this.
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“If your rubbish is found to have been fly-tipped and you have not made appropriate arrangements for the legal disposal of that waste, we will take further action and you could be prosecuted.”
To report incidents of fly-tipping, dog fouling or littering in complete confidence to the Corby Council’s Street Scene Hotline call 01536 464242.