Information wanted after roofing materials dumped on village lane near Stafford 

Information wanted after roofing materials dumped on village lane near Stafford 

Members of the public are being asked for information on a large amount of builder’s waste that was dumped on a lane near a village in Stafford Borough.

The pile, including wooden roofing battens and felt, was left on land off Guild Lane and Radmore Lane near the village of Sutton. The village is close to Newport on the border of the borough.

 The waste, which has now been cleared away by the council, is believed to have been dumped last week (around January 27th). The council is asking people to look at pictures on its dedicated littering webpages to see if they recognise the material and then contact them in confidence. 

Over the last 12 months it has cost the local authority tens of thousands of pounds to clear up fly tipping.  

Councillor Jonathan Price, Cabinet Member for Environment, said he hoped the pictures and details of the incident would encourage people to come forward with any information. 

 He continued: “The vast majority of our residents have respect for our borough and are sick and tired of seeing it ruined by those irresponsible litter louts. It is not only bad for the environment – the cost of clearing this mess is picked up by the local taxpayer. Our message is very clear; we will fine or prosecute those caught dumping rubbish illegally. But we do need people and businesses to help us by providing information to trace offenders.” 

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