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Council campaign to name and shame fly tippers continues

Blackburn with Darwen Council are continuing with the campaign to publicly name and shame local residents who are caught fly tipping. The latest prosecutions involve residents not disposing of their rubbish correctly after it was found dumped near their homes. Miss Janet Clough, of Highfield Street, Darwen was charged with failing to comply with a Section 46 notice of the Environmental …

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Blackburn Council continue to prosecute fly-tippers

Blackburn with Darwen Council have taken more action against a householder who did clear rubbish from his land. Tanveer Hussain, of 425 Audley Range Blackburn , was charged with failing to comply with section 92A Notice of the Environmental Protection Act, by failing to clean up his land. The case was brought before Blackburn Magistrates Court by Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council …

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Court fines more residents for dumping rubbish – This time on the same road

[caption id=”attachment_235303″ align=”alignleft” width=”300″] Councillor Faryad Hussain[/caption] Blackburn with Darwen Council are continuing to prosecute residents who dump rubbish as part of their zero tolerance policy, as two more people face fines. The most recent cases were both brought to court after rubbish was dumped behind properties on Accrington Road, Blackburn. Councillor Faryad Hussain, executive member for environmental improvement and …

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Fashion Store owner fined for dumping rubbish in back alley

The owner of a Blackburn fashion store on Audley Range has been fined by Blackburn Magistrates after rubbish from the business was found dumped in the back alley. The court heard that rubbish was found dumped in a back alley behind Nazma Kouser’s business, Nazma Fashions, on Audley Range, Blackburn on February 21 and was still there two days later. …

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Blackburn with Darwen Council name and shame fly tippers

Blackburn with Darwen Council are continuing with their policy of publicly naming and shaming residents who are found guilty of fly tipping. Two Blackburn residents were found guilty of with failing to comply with a Section 46 notice of the Environmental Protection Act 1990, by not disposing of their rubbish properly, after hearings at Blackburn Magistrates Court. Mrs Sheila McLachlan, of …

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Local Community Working Together to Improve their Area

Young volunteers in Fernhurst Woods

[caption id=”attachment_220199″ align=”alignleft” width=”300″ caption=”Young volunteers helping clean up in Fernhurst Woods”][/caption] A local group of residents have joined together to improve the quality of life in their area. The group, which is based around the Fernhurst and Oakdale areas near Jack Walker Way, tackled an area of woodland behind the Fernhurst pub which had become strewn with litter. Volunteers worked over …

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Whalley New Road Resident fined for Dumping Rubbish in Blackburn

A woman has been ordered to pay £215 after being prosecuted for dumping bags of rubbish near her home for a second time. Natasha Scott, of Whalley New Road, Blackburn was charged with failing to comply with a Section 46 notice of the Environmental Protection Act 1990, by not disposing of her rubbish properly. The case was brought before Blackburn …

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Blackburn Man Fined for dumping rubbish in back alley

A Blackburn man has been fined for repeatedly dumping rubbish in his back street. David Hartley was found guilty of constantly leaving bin bags full of rubbish in the back alley of Leamington Road, Blackburn, over the summer. Blackburn with Darwen Council‘s environmental crime officers said his actions led to other residents starting to leave their black bags in the …

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Blackburn is Rubbish – The sorry state of litter and fly-tipping

Blackburn’s Gallery of Shame! It would seem that the state of some areas of Blackburn are reaching new disgusting heights. Blackburn Life had their attention drawn to some dreadful recent photographs of rubbish and fly-tipping in the town. Many of these issues have been highlighted by concerned residents on the website fixmystreet.com, on blackburnweb.co.uk and on the Blackburn Now and …

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