Every year dirty dog owners, litter louts and fly-tippers cost the Council over £1m and officers spend thousands of man hours cleaning up the mess they leave behind - This is money and time that could be spent carrying out vital frontline services for the community of Rhondda Cynon Taf.
Dirty dog owners, litter louts and fly-tippers won’t be tolerated in Rhondda Cynon Taf - anyone suspected of carrying out these offences could be dealt a £100 Fixed Penalty Notice (FPN).
The Council is cracking down on suspected individuals and we need your help to identify them - the below images are of persons the Council would like to speak to in connection with a number of suspected offences and therefore their images have been posted on this website.
When a person is suspected of committing an offence is dealt with by an enforcement officer, they are told that they are being filmed, using body cameras.. A number of suspects give false details, or refuse to give any details at all, which means that the Council are unable to conclude their investigations in to the alleged offence.
We are looking for any information that could lead to these person(s) being identified, such as; name, address and or contact details - You do not have to give your name and you can report information in the strictest confidence.
Please remember to quote the WDI number listed on each of the above photos when contacting us.
Call - 01443 425067
Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
Residents are reassured that no details will be shared and will only be used for the purpose of identifying those responsible.
Did you know...
- Dog fouling, litter – including smoking related waste – flyposting, flytipping, graffiti and other waste continue to be a priority issue for communities.
- The Council currently has 19 enforcement officers who actively tackle those responsible and issue a £100 FPN to those who are suspected of committing offences under the Clean Neighbourhood and Environment Act of 2005.
- Since April 2014 the Council has issued over 2268 FPNs and 4133 warning letters. The revenue generated from FPNs is ploughed back in to the vital Streetcare services that the Council provides - from providing litter bins to cleaning town centres.
- 75% of suspected offenders pay their FPN within 28 days and they face no further action.
- The highest fine a littering offender has received in Rhondda Cynon Taf is £710 - this could have been avoided if they had paid the initial FPN or if the person hadn't carried out the action in the first place.
- An offence is committed when a person discards an item that defaces a public place. It could be small like a cigarette end or bus ticket, large such as a box, or even hazardous like a syringe. Under the Clean Neighbourhood and Environment Act of 2005 the Council is able to issue suspected offenders with a £100 FPN.
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