New penalties introduced for Cherwell fly-tippers
0 Have your say Over the past three years, Cherwell District Council has spent more than £150,000 clearing up fly tipping.
Last week councillors at CDC voted to introduce fixed penalty notices of £250 for people found to be dumping small amounts of waste, car boot size or smaller.
In recent years Cherwell has recorded between 390 to 470 flytips annually, an average of 430 per year during the years 2009/10 to 2014/15.
But during 2015 to 2016 the figure rose to 558 and in the first quarter of this year, 145 illegal dumps have been recorded.
So far this year, the cost of clearing up fly... read more
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