The council will always look to use its full range of enforcement powers where they exist to help protect and support residents and the borough.  Where there is evidence, we will prosecute where and when needed, which will also act as a deterrent to others.

Recent prosecutions


25 April - Fly tip warning following latest prosecution

6 April  - Fly-tipping prosecution leads to vehicle disposal

30 March -  Waste dumped illegally leads to prosecution

30 March - Trading standards prosecution prompts warning about cold-calling

20 March - Prosecution prompts residents reminder

16 February - Prosecution following untidy site

Your help

You can help by reporting enviro-crimes where you come across information, by reporting Blue Badge misuse at or other fraud at so that we can investigate. 

We will also take action where needed from a planning perspective.  If you suspect that there has been a breach of planning control that we need to investigate, please contact us  You can also report problems and raise concerns