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
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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