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People invited to name and shame fly-tippers on the web

The council deals with over 300 cases of illegal dumping every year

Residents in Stafford are being encouraged by the council to 'name and shame' fly-tippers on the web looking at photos of illegal dumping on the council's website.

The 'Grimewatch' online campaign has been successful since its launch with Stafford Borough Council receiving information on fly-tipping from residents.

The new photos which show the offending fly-tipping can be viewed here.

The council deals with over 300 cases of illegal dumping every year, costing the tax payer around £20,000

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Resident says fly-tippers are a risk to her family

Fly-Tipping has become such a problem for some residents in Derby that they claim they are struggling to get to their homes.

One resident affected is Leonie O'Connell she says she has young children and feels it is not a safe situation to live in.

Derbyshire County Council say they are powerless to clear it up as the rubbish is on private land.

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