Leeds City Council - Archive (environmental action)

2018
02
May
2018
| 12:38 Europe/London
The business owner of a local landscaping firm with a history of flytipping has been fined more than £1000 for illegally dumping waste in Wortley. A large amount of rubbish including gardening tools, building material and other debris was found le...
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2017
20
February
2017
| 15:32 Europe/London
A Leeds man who advertises ‘Man with a Van’ services on social media has been fined over £1700 for illegally dumping waste on a country lane, which he had been paid to dispose of. Christopher Brennan of Eastwood Drive, Swarcliffe, Leeds was fined ...
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2016
25
October
2016
| 18:31 Europe/London
A Leeds man has been fined for fined for failing to clear dog faeces, bags of rubbish and a fridge from his front yard after numerous requests from the council. Daniel Reynard of Flat 286A York Road, Leeds, was fined £220, ordered to pay costs of ...
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20
July
2016
| 18:07 Europe/London
Information, engagement, education and enforcement will form the foundations of an updated approach to recycling in Leeds. That’s the recommendations of a report being presented to senior councillors on the executive board when they meet next week...
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19
July
2016
| 15:09 Europe/London
A woman from Drighlington has been fined for letting people use her garden as an unofficial dumping ground. Carol Walker, Wakefield Road, Drighlington was fined £155 by Leeds magistrates today and must pay a £20 victim surcharge and £817 costs. ...
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29
June
2016
| 18:10 Europe/London
Three Leeds residents have been fined a total £1,707 for failing to deal with waste in their gardens. During separate patrols in September, October and November 2015, environmental action officers found piles rubbish ranging from household waste, ...
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22
June
2016
| 15:26 Europe/London
A man has been fined for failing to clear mud from a road that subsequently caused an accident. David Rawlings of Home Farm, Featherbed Lane, Tadcaster was fined £150 and must pay a £20 victim surcharge and £729.97 costs. Rawlings pleaded guilt...
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15
June
2016
| 09:53 Europe/London
A Leeds hairdresser is counting the cost of failing to deal with their business waste properly. Carl Deacey, manager at Arena Hair Studio, Market Place, Wetherby was called before Leeds magistrates yesterday (Tuesday 14 June). Deacey was fined ...
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22
March
2016
| 15:35 Europe/London
A man from Methley has been fined having been spotted dumping a mattress on the estate he lives on. Peter Blackburn of The Hollings, Methley pleaded guilty at Leeds magistrates court yesterday (21 March) and was fined £200, ordered to pay £300 cos...
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11
February
2016
| 16:45 Europe/London
With Valentine’s Day approaching Leeds residents are being asked to the show the love for their city by taking part in a new clean-up campaign. Various teams and individuals across Leeds City Council are already taking part in the #1pieceofrubbish...
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09
February
2016
| 10:38 Europe/London
Litter collections in the city are going high-tech with the arrival of new smart Big Belly bins. Briggate is now home to three new Big Belly bins, solar powered litter bins that can compact the rubbish they hold. Having already tried the bins d...
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04
February
2016
| 15:35 Europe/London
In two separate prosecutions this week, two Leeds women have been fined for failing to remove rubbish from their gardens. Jacqueline Honey, Lupton Avenue and Laura Massey, Copperfield Crescent, both failed to appear before magistrates on Monday 1 ...
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18
January
2016
| 13:40 Europe/London
Leeds City Council has released CCTV footage of a flytipping incident in a bid to identify the man responsible. Cameras caught the man throwing plastic sheeting, a toilet, boxes and bags of household rubbish from the back of a hire van on Rosebud ...
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2015
15
December
2015
| 16:34 Europe/London
Anyone who witnesses flytipping incidents are being urged to come forward after a recent prosecution was secured from an eyewitness report. Andrew Hudson, St Andrews Drive, Featherstone, pleaded guilty to flytipping and was fined a total of £600 l...
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17
November
2015
| 14:37 Europe/London
A Burmantofts man has been prosecuted for flytipping having been caught red-handed on CCTV. Peter Morris of Naseby Gardens, pleaded guilty at Leeds magistrates court last week. He was fined £160 and must pay costs totalling £830. Having had ...
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06
October
2015
| 17:27 Europe/London
Leeds City Council is calling on residents, landlords and tenants to work with the authority to clear up bin yards. Although the majority of the city’s bin yards are owned privately by those living in neighbouring properties, there is an expectati...
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21
July
2015
| 10:51 Europe/London
The amount of legal notices served by the council in one year demonstrate the range of powers the council has to keep Leeds clean and safe. Throughout 2014/2015, environmental action staff issued 256 legal notices requiring individuals and busines...
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17
June
2015
| 14:41 Europe/London
The first community protection notice to be issued in Leeds has landed a Harehills couple in court. The legal notice, under Section 43 of the Anti-Social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act 2014, was issued to Eugen Onody and Vlasta Kalokova. Envi...
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