High Peak fly-tipping costs taxpayers £45k per year

Picture from High Peak Borough Council froma  recent fly-tipping incident in the borough
Picture from High Peak Borough Council froma recent fly-tipping incident in the borough

A spike in reports of fly-tipping across the High Peak in recent months is putting local authorities under even greater financial strain.

Each year it costs High Peak Borough Council in the region of £45,000 to clean up all the illegally dumped rubbish from around district.