PHOTOS: Huge pile of rubbish dumped on Bradford…

PHOTOS: Huge pile of rubbish dumped on Bradford street

THIS pile of rubbish was dumped on a residential Bradford street. 

The huge mound of waste is understood to have appeared on Walker Avenue, Scholemoor, late on Saturday night, though was cleared this morning.

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It appears to have been a mix of household and industrial waste.

A spokesperson for Bradford Council said: “If incidents of fly-tipping are reported to Bradford Council they will be dealt with appropriately.

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“Bradford Council employs a range of measures to tackle the crime of fly-tipping, including CCTV cameras to catch the culprits and seizing vehicles known to be involved in fly-tipping.

“We have the power to issue Fixed Penalty Notices or to prosecute through Magistrates’ and Crown courts to fly-tippers and to householders who allow their goods to be fly-tipped by rogue traders.

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“If rubbish is dumped on Bradford Council land we will clear it up as soon as we can. Bradford Council is not responsible for rubbish dumped on private land but we will advise the landowner how to get rid of it and suggest ways to prevent a repeat.

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“We also have the power to compel the landowner to remove fly-tipped rubbish.

“If you see fly-tipping taking place, please note down as many details as possible, including vehicle licence plate numbers and inform the Council.”

Fly-tipping can be reported be calling the Council 01274 431000 or online at