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Coronavirus (COVID-19): the policing response and what you need to know

Frome Rural priority – Fly Tipping

Fly tipping is still prevalent in the lanes surrounding Frome. Regular patrols both during the day and after dusk are carried out. We encourage anyone who is hiring private waste disposal for garden or building waste, to check the contractor has a waste carriers license. Do your bit to prevent your waste ending up on your lanes. If your contractor can not show you a waste carriers license and is offering waste removal please report them to trading standards and the Police on 101.

Where practically possible lock and block your gates  and field entrances. Logs, boulders and ditches can all help prevent access to the fields.

Actions

  • Sunday 18th October, 2020

    Police are aware of the emerging increase in Fly Tipping.We have conducted an increase in dusk and night-time patrols in the lanes to catch perpetrators responsible.

    We are encouraging the public to report any suspected vehicles involved. This will help us target our efforts tackling offenders.

  • Monday 5th October, 2020

    Frome neighbourhood police  team assisted in the recovery of an abandoned car dumped on Dark lane on 4th October 2020.

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