Fly-tipping offender ordered to pay more than £745

Published: Friday, 29th March 2019

Mark Griffiths pleaded guilty to fly-tipping in Geddington

Following a court hearing at Northampton Magistrates Court on 21st March 2019, Mark Griffiths has been ordered to pay a total of £745.84 for failure to control his waste after fly-tipping in Grange Road, Geddington in October 2017.

Mark Griffiths pleaded guilty in court and was fined £150 and ordered to pay costs of £565.84 and a victim surcharge of £30.

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 www.kettering.gov.uk/flytipping

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 www.kettering.gov.uk/flytipping