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The Preston charities helping prevent fly-tipping

Fly tipping sign Prestonians are being reminded to recycle their waste where possible, but one in eight people across the UK (13 per cent) admit to illegally fly-tipping unwanted items, according to a […]

7 months ago
Volunteer litter picking can be encouraged in Preston under lockdown

Janet Stocks has been a familiar face in Fulwood with her volunteer litter picking Pic: Janet Stocks/Blog Preston Litter picking has classed as a valid form of exercise or reason for being outside. Preston City Council’s green volunteers team say volunteer litter pickers can operate. They’ve issued guidance […]

9 months ago
Recycling centres and tips in Preston and Lancashire to remain closed during lockdown

The Household Waste Recycling Centre in Tom Benson Way Pic: Google Recycling centres in Preston and South Ribble are to remain closed as the national lockdown continues. The Lancashire County Council sites are currently closed in line with health protection regulations […]

10 months ago
Fly-tipping rises in Preston and South Ribble during lockdown

Fly tipping in South Ribble Preston and South Ribble is being plagued by fly-tipping with reports rapidly increasing since lockdown began. With the county’s tips closed there has been rubbish left strewn across grassy areas […]

10 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Ribbleton church appeals for fly-tippers to collect dumped toilet

The toilet in its resting place Pic: David Thorp A bed of bluebells at a Preston church has been ruined by fly-tippers. Church wardens found a toilet had been dumped in the grounds of St Mary Magdalene church in […]

2 years ago
Jail for man who fly-tipped asbestos in Preston

A Preston man who ran a secret waste disposal operation from his flat in Havelock Court, Plungington, has been jailed for 14 weeks. Another man who used his services to […]

2 years ago
Fly-tipping at entrance to Avenham Park is being tackled

Fly-tipping at the entrance to Avenham Park Pic: Blog Preston Consistent fly-tipping at an entrance to Avenham Park is being dealt with by the council. Nearby resident Karolina Ruszczynska said she and her boyfriend had reported it to the city […]

2 years ago
How fly-tipping is blighting former railway line in Deepdale

A common sight off Burrow Road Pic: Julie Cartwright/Blog Preston A Preston woman has complained about a spate of fly-tipping in Deepdale. Julie Cartwright sent pictures to Blog Preston of what she said has become ‘one big waste ground’. The […]

2 years ago
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