Council crackdown on fly-tipping in Essex

Increased efforts will be made to catch those responsible Credit: PA

New measures are to be introduced in Tendring in Essex to crackdown on fly-tipping.

The council's going to set up a team of officers to identity hot spots and use surveillance cameras to prosecute offenders.

Residents are to be asked to play their part by reporting offenders.

The council says the fly-tipping is blighting the countryside and the main aim is to stop it from continuing.

Tendring is going to crackdown hard on offenders it catches and will use its resources to prosecute them.

However, the main aim of the exercise is not to catch these offenders – the overall objective is to reduce the increasing amount of fly-tipping that goes on all around our District.

– Cllr Michael Talbot, Tendring District Council