People invited to name and shame fly-tippers on the web
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
Residents are left to clear up fly-tipping
Residents of one street in Derby have been left to clear up faeces smeared on walls and rubbish dumped in an alleyway and car park after a disagreement about who's responsible for the mess.
People living close by say the smell on warm days is unbearable and the area is not safe for children. But the council say it's on private land and they can't clear it up.
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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Leicester city council respond to being worst in region for fly tipping
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Adrian Russell from Leicester City Council say people leave black bin bags on the street despite the city having one of the best waste services in the country.