Appalling! Massive pile of rubbish fly-tipped in Finedon

PCSO says it's the "worst he's ever come across"

By Phoebe Radford
Monday, 1st June 2020, 1:40 pm
Updated Monday, 1st June 2020, 3:24 pm

A huge pile of debris fly-tipped in Finedon has been described as "appalling" by a PCSO who came across it.

PCSO Paul Hurst, who patrols the Wellingborough rural area, came across the fly-tipping yesterday (Sunday, May 31) while on an afternoon run.

In a tweet, he said: "It's possibly the worst I have ever come across, it's appalling."

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The huge pile of debris dumped in Finedon that was discovered by PCSO Paul Hurst

The illegally-dumped rubbish has been reported to Wellingborough Council and passed on to the council's partner Wellingborough Norse, a waste management company.

A spokesman for the council said the fly-tipped rubbish will require a tractor to clear up and will be arranged as soon as possible.

Wellingborough Council says on its website that fly-tipping can carry a fine of up to £50,000 and/or six months in prison.

About 1,000 incidents of fly-tipping are reported in Northamptonshire every year and it costs the county more than £650,000 every year to clean it up.

If you are paying someone to remove and dispose of your waste, you are responsible and must check you use a reputable company with a waste carriers licence.