Large fly-tips at Peterborough grot spot to be investigated

Large fly-tips at a notorious grot spot in Peterborough are to be investigated.
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Rubbish has been dumped in and around Norwood Lane in Paston Ridings which for many years has been dogged by huge amounts of fly-tipping.

This is despite bollards being introduced to try and improve the problem.

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Fly-tipping has increased in Peterborough during the coronavirus pandemic, and these latest incidents will now be investigated for clues to identify the offenders.

Fly-tipping on Newborough Road EMN-210401-132331009Fly-tipping on Newborough Road EMN-210401-132331009
Fly-tipping on Newborough Road EMN-210401-132331009

One of the fly-tips was on Norwood Lane, while another was nearby on Newborough Road.

A spokesperson for Peterborough City Council said: “We take all reports of fly-tipping seriously as it significantly impacts on local communities. These incidents are being investigated by officers to see if evidence can be obtained to take enforcement action against those responsible and the sites are now in the process of being cleared.

“We would encourage anyone who witnesses fly-tipping to report this to us by calling 01733 747474 or online at We would also like to take this opportunity to remind residents of their duty of care regarding waste.

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“s a householder you have a legal obligation to take all reasonable measures to ensure your waste is disposed of properly. If an individual fails to meet their duty of care they could be liable for a £400 Fixed Penalty Notice.

“For further information about duty of care and how to dispose of waste safely visit”