Leeds City Council - Archive (flytipping)

2019
30
May
2019
| 08:45 Europe/London
Leeds residents are being warned to make sure they arrange for registered waste collectors to remove any household rubbish from their property otherwise they may find themselves with a fine. Earlier this year the government agreed to give local au...
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13
March
2019
| 10:13 Europe/London
A local businessman from Leeds has been given a frosty reception and ordered to part with cold hard cash after illegally dumping five fridges and freezers out of the back of his van in April 2018. Stefan Stadian of 107 Dorset Road, Harehills, depo...
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2018
27
November
2018
| 10:43 Europe/London
A local man has had his van seized and be given 60 hours of unpaid community work after he dumped waste in the city on seven different occasions during the summer. David Falconer, of Nesfield Road, Belle Isle appeared at Leeds Magistrates Court on...
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17
July
2018
| 16:59 Europe/London
A vehicle caught flytipping in Harehills has been crushed today after the owner failed to get in touch with the local authority. Leeds City Council’s Cleaner Neighbourhoods Team were alerted to the incident in December 2017 after a local shop owne...
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04
July
2018
| 13:48 Europe/London
ISSUED ON BEHALF OF THE ENVIRONMENT AGENCY Over a third of the waste found dumped at illegal waste sites is household waste and the Environment Agency is now urging homes in Yorkshire to exercise greater care when it comes to disposing of their ru...
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27
June
2018
| 07:30 Europe/London
A Doncaster tarmac company has hit a bump in the road and has been fined £5360 after illegally dumping ten tonnes of waste in an east Leeds neighbourhood. In April 2017 a large fly tip was found at the end of Kingfisher Lane in Aberford, Leeds. Th...
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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
18
September
2017
| 14:09 Europe/London
A Bradford landlord who dumped his ex-tenant’s belongings outside their new home has been hit with a hefty fine of £4500. Dwaine Martin of Tunnicliffe Way, Bradford, was fined £3200 and ordered to pay costs of £1139 and a victim surcharge of £170 ...
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11
May
2017
| 14:28 Europe/London
People who dump waste in Leeds are being warned they could be hit with an on-the-spot £300 fine. Using powers from government legislation which came into force last year, Leeds City Council has been taking on-the-spot action against people who dum...
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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
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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20
April
2016
| 10:39 Europe/London
Two residents from south Leeds are the latest to feel the full force of the council’s legal powers to tackle flytipping. A woman from Hunslet and a man from Belle Isle both appeared before Leeds magistrates on Monday 18 April for offences under se...
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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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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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19
August
2015
| 17:34 Europe/London
A senior councillor has joined crews in south Leeds to see first-hand their efforts to tackle flytipping. Councillor Mark Dobson, who is responsible for the council’s street cleaning and environmental action teams, took on the role of environmenta...
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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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