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Local authorities dealt with over 1 million fly-tipping incidents in 2022/23

The latest update from the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) finds that there were 1.08 million fly-tipping incidents in 2022/23, a decrease of one per cent from the 1.09 million reported in 2021/22. Of the fly-tipping incidents ...

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Offenders help turn the tide against beach litter

Plastic and litter has been removed by offenders wearing high-visibility jackets emblazoned with ‘Community Payback’ on beaches up-and-down the country, as part of the Marine Conservation Society’s annual Great British Beach Clean, which took place last week. The Probation Service ...

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Councils to receive funding totalling more than £1.2 million to target chewing gum stains

Fifty-six councils across the UK are to receive grants totalling more than £1.2 million to remove discarded chewing gum from our streets and prevent it from being littered again. Antrim and Newtownabbey, Cardiff, Glasgow, Ipswich, Liverpool, Sunderland and Wiltshire are ...

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