Vehicle seized after fly-tipping incident at Fishwick Bottoms

Posted on - 22nd December, 2017 - 7:00am | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Lancashire Police, Parks, Preston News
The waste that caused the fly-tipping investigation

A large vehicle has been seized after a large fly-tipping incident at Fishwick Bottoms.


The enforcement team at Preston City Council began an investigation after a large amount of rubbish was left in the area.

As a result of the investigation, a vehicle has been seized and an individual will be interviewed.

More: How fly-tipping is being tackled across Preston

Fly-tipping is the illegal practice of dumping unwanted items in the environment.

The vehicle seized by Preston City Council.

Fly-tipping can vary in size, but normally applies to a refuse sack size amount of rubbish or more. It can include anything from a single mattress to several truckloads of demolition, construction or excavation waste.

You can report suspected fly-tipping incidents via the Preston City Council website here.

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