Fly-tipping offender ordered to pay nearly £1,700

Published: Monday, 12th November 2018

David O’Neill of Road Runner Services Ltd pleaded guilty in court and was fined £1000 and ordered to pay costs of £594.80 and a victim surcharge of £100.

Following a Court hearing at Northampton Magistrates Court on 6th November 2018, David O’Neill has been ordered to pay a total of £1,694.80 for failure to control his waste after fly-tipping in Pipewell in March.
Kettering Borough Council would like to encourage members of the public to remain vigilant, particularly in our rural areas, and urge you to report any suspicious fly-tipping activity to us by calling 01536 410 333 or at

Shirley Plenderleith, Head of Public Services at Kettering Borough Council, said:

“Fly-tipping not only blights neighbourhoods but costs time and money to remove it – resources that would be better spent elsewhere. Kettering Borough Council takes fly-tipping offences very seriously and will prosecute offenders where possible. I would urge anyone who spots fly-tippers to report it to the Council on 01536 410 333 or online at