Fly-tipping offender ordered to pay more than £1640

Published: Tuesday, 4th June 2019

Council continues to act on fly-tipping

Following a court hearing at Northampton Magistrates Court on 28th May 2019, local Landlord Mr Steven Squires has been ordered to pay a total of £1642.64 for fly-tipping and leaving his tenants belongings on a footway in Crown Street, Kettering, on 15th August 2018.

Steven Squires pleaded guilty in Court and was fined £575, ordered to pay costs of £1010.64 and a victim surcharge of £57.

Kettering Borough Council encourages 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