Investigation under way after waste illegally tipped at beauty spot near Ulverston
Last updated at 11:24, Monday, 07 October 2013
ENFORCEMENT officers are investigating after a large amount of waste was illegally dumped on a beauty spot near Ulverston.
South Lakeland District Council’s enforcement officers are currently investigating who is responsible for the illegal depositing of waste at Birkrigg Common, Ulverston.
Large amounts of waste have been deposited illegally on the land that the council is responsible for. It is understood that the waste may have been left there to build an unofficial bonfire.
South Lakeland District Council has not given permission for a bonfire to be built or held at this location, and the depositing of waste is not only illegal it is of environmental concern and as a result, the council will be removing it.
John Barwise, Neighbourhood Enforcement Officer for South Lakeland District Council, said: “We have received complaints that a large quantity of waste has been left at Birkrigg Common, including green waste and builders waste. This waste is piled up high and also spread over a large area of the common.
“As we haven’t given permission for a bonfire on this site, the waste has been deposited illegally and we are investigating this offence.
“The waste will be removed from the location by SLDC from today (Monday).”
First published at 11:09, Monday, 07 October 2013
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk
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Probably the same builder dumping down the Black Huts near tealight. Anyone know who had a bathroom done in St Quentins ave recently. As that is the receipt found in it. Dont worry hopefully the council will find get their finger out sometime this year clear it and prosecute. I reported it 2 months ago.