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Well done Islanders: No increase in fly tipping on the Isle of Wight since lockdown began

seagulls picking apart rubbish in street

The Isle of Wight Council say majority of incidents reported have been residents putting waste out on the wrong day or leaving excess rubbish on the pavements

Tuesday, 5th May, 2020 8:01am

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter

Council tip closure prompts renewed call for action on fly-tippers from the CLA

flytipping sofa in field

Farmers and landowners are victims of this crime yet have to clear up fly-tipped waste from their land. If they don’t they face prosecution themselves

Thursday, 9th April, 2020 11:04am

By Michael Sims with 5 readers' comments

150 used tyres dumped in Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

tyres on mottistone down

The National Trust are appealing to Islanders to get in touch if they have any information

Wednesday, 8th January, 2020 10:36am

By Sally Perry

Third of rural police forces lack dedicated strategy to combat £45m rural crime


The CLA is calling for rural police forces across England and Wales to implement its five recommendations to ensure they are ready to combat rural crime.

Monday, 22nd July, 2019 9:07am

By Michael Sims with one comment

Parish council slams flytipper who dumped roofing rubbish in beauty spots

freshwater flytipping

The Parish Council slammed the flytipper who dumped roofing rubbish along Spinfish and towards Alum Bay.

Wednesday, 1st May, 2019 3:47pm

By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter with 3 readers' comments

Join Broc on a (not so) Lazy Sunday afternoon litter pick

litter goes in the bin sign

Join Broc and others at this litter pick on Sunday 14th April.

Thursday, 4th April, 2019 10:19am

By Sally Perry

Litter-picking hero’s message to public treated as flytipping by Isle of Wight council

the art of filth notice on rubbish

Broc Silva has been doing hours and hours of back-breaking work pulling litter from hedges and roadsides. But it appears the Isle of Wight council have missed the point of his recent witty additions to the piles of rubbish collected.

Tuesday, 2nd April, 2019 7:49am

By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments

Don’t pay rogue traders to take your rubbish and flytip it

flytipping in countryside

A new campaign aims to help householders learn about the right thing to do with their rubbish and reduce the amount of household waste that is fly tipped by rogue traders who offer to take people’s waste away for money and then dump it.

Thursday, 31st May, 2018 12:30pm

By IW Council Press Office with 2 readers' comments

Farmers call for more prosecutions by councils to deter fly-tippers


The CLA say that almost two thirds of private rural landowners suffer from repeated fly-tipping incidents and are fed up with clearing away other people’s rubbish and paying for the privilege.

Thursday, 29th March, 2018 11:24am

By Robin Edwards with 4 readers' comments

Do you take your trailer to the dump? Better get your tape measure out come Monday

trailer in field

Amey/IWC have quietly changed the rules on members of the public taking trailers into the dump. If they're judged as 'too long', they won't let you in after Monday. OnTheWight has asked them 'Why?'

Friday, 2nd June, 2017 6:36pm

By Sally Perry with 11 readers' comments

Mystery of the mobile home dumped, now blocking a footpath (Update 2)

dumped mobile home by cooks farm - peter howard

When the new waste collection system came into force last week, many said it would result in an increase in fly-tipping - bet no-one had envisaged this!

Monday, 9th May, 2016 1:23pm

By Sally Perry with 10 readers' comments

Who is dumping asbestos on our beautiful Island?

Fix my street screen grab:

We're not sure what sort of person would think it's OK to dump asbestos builders’ waste in an Area of Outstanding Beauty, but someone did last week.

Monday, 22nd December, 2014 9:52am

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments