Trailer banned from tip because it has too many wheels
A man was banned from bringing his trailer to Kirklees tips – because it has too many wheels.
Firefighter Kevin Sykes, 61, of Wooldale, was using the 5ft 11in trailer to transport garden waste when he was turned away from Upper Cumberworth tip.
Kevin has been using the trailer for 14 years and had registered his vehicle on Kirklees Council’s website following new restrictions brought in this summer.
Officials said it was not allowed on tip sites as it was double-axled – meaning it has two sets of wheels – despite it being just inside the 6ft limit on trailer length.
And staff were still... read more
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