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MetiNews.Com - Horace Piggott was slapped with a two-year sentence
Breaking News ! Fly-tippers have been warned not to dump rubbish in Rotherham - or risk being caught and prosecuted. A video of Horace Piggott, who was convicted of numerous fly-tipping offences in December 2019, has been shared by Rotherham Council to bring home the message. Piggott, also known as Ceasar Piggott, was jailed for two years for the fly-tipping and related fraud offences. His son, Deano Piggott, was given a 12 month community order with up to 15 days rehabilitation activity and 120 hours unpaid work, also for fly-tipping offences. The video, shared today, shows Piggott dumping waste collected from local households out of his van in High Lane, Ulley. To get the latest email updates from South Yorkshire Live, click here . Councillor Emma Hoddinott, Rotherham Council’s cabinet member for community safety urged residents to check that anyone they pay to remove waste is a licensed waste carrier, adding that it is the resident's “duty of care". “If you fly tip in Rotherham you will get caught and you will get fined so it’s always best to make sure you Get Rid Reyt,” she added. The Piggotts were successfully convicted following Rotherham Council’s longest running investigation into fly-tipping.
. Residents paid for their waste to be collected, from which any valuable items such as scrap metal were removed and sold, before the remaining waste as dumped in country lanes in Rotherham, North East Derbyshire and surrounding areas. Enter your postcode to see local issues near you
Rotherham Council lead a joint prosecution; working with North East Derbyshire to investigate and present evidence to the Crown Court. Details of bin collections, bulky waste collections and Household Waste Recycling Centres can be found on the Council website at www.rotherham.gov.uk/environment Anyone who spots fly-tipping across the borough can report it through the council website at www.rotherham.gov.uk/xfp/form/183
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