A smoker from the Rhondda Valley says he's learnt his lesson after he discarded a cigarette butt in the street and had to pay out £560.
Gethin Richards ignored a court summons after failing to pay an initial penalty of £75, so the bill mounted up.
Rhondda Cynon Taf Council says it wants those who drop litter to face the consequences.
More top news
The Children's Commissioner has released some of her top priorities for children and young people living in Wales for the next few years.
Welsh Government has put forward proposals for students at special schools to have regular sight tests in the classroom.
Gale to locally severe gale force winds in some parts associated with Storm Imogen will gradually ease by late afternoon.