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What do you think of fly tipper fines? (poll)

By Staf Newsletter  |  Posted: April 11, 2014

Rubbish dumped in grass

Are fines the right way to deal with fly tipping?

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This week we reported that two Stafford residents were fined £75 for discarding an old sofa near the Burton Manor estate.

Another incident of illegally dumping rubbish near Eccelshall cost a Stoke-on-Trent resident £150.

These actions were part of the council’s bids to eliminate fly tipping in the area because of the damage it is causing to the environment.

What do you think of these fines? Are they the best way to deal with fly tippers? Is the amount right – too harsh, or not enough? You can read the full story here- here and share your thoughts with us by voting in the poll below:

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