Wigan woman faces big court bill for flytipping

A Wigan woman is facing a big bill after admitting to flytipping.
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Chantelle Brown, 24, of Rathen Avenue, Ince, had been charged on January 9 2021 with having 10 bin bags full of household rubbish plus cans and bottles which had been burnt and dumping them on land at the rear of her property without a waste management licence and contrary to the 1990 Environmental Protection Act.

At her latest appearance before Wigan and Leigh magistrates she pleaded guilty to the charge.

She was given a 12-month conditional discharge and ordered to pay £600 in court costs.