Agencies combine forces to tackle fly-tipping

Officers from Kent Police have worked with the Kent Resource Partnership, local authorities, Kent County Council and the National Farmers Union targeting fly-tipping. On Wednesday, four warrants were executed by local officers and the Rural Task Force around the county. Six people were arrested, five in connection with fly-tipping activities, six vehicles were seized and…

Prison for Tunbridge Wells fly-tipper

A prolific fly tipper has been sentenced to 13 months in jail for dumping rubbish. Ashley Martin, 30, of Coneyburrow Road, Tunbridge Wells, had previously received a suspended sentence and fines for fly tipping within Wealden District during 2012 and 2013. Yet during June 2015, he collected waste for cash from a residential property in…