Wellingborough’s fly-tipping clear-up team in action

A fly-tipping team cleared up dozens of bags of cannabis root and leaf in one of their more unusual call-outs this week.

The Wellingborough Norse team, contracted by Wellingborough Council for various environmental services, responded to the complait about green waste in Clay Lane, off the A45.

Wellingborough Norse's fly-tipping team in action

Wellingborough Norse's fly-tipping team in action

The team allowed a reporter from the Telegraph to accompany them on Monday morning (November 11).

The team responds to fly-tipping reports on Mondays and during the rest of the week carries out other duties, ,such as delivering and repairing wheelie bins.

Telegraph reporter Michael Whelan made a short video of the team in action (above).