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'Start here': Northampton's 'trash islands' where council should put their first fly-tipping CCTV cameras

Northampton Borough Council could install CCTV cameras at fly-tipping hotspots to catch offenders - here's a few places they can start...

The council is considering installing battery-powered CCTV cameras around town in a bid to curb fly-tipping.
Here are just a few places in town centre where they could start - but as many residents know, this is just a small glimpse of the town's fly-tipping problem.
All flytipping can be reported to Northampton Borough Council using their Report It app at the web address below. The council aims to clear away all reported flytipping within 48 hours.
https://mycouncil.northampton.digital/reportIt.html

Northampton Borough Council is considering a plan to install battery-powered CCTV in fly-tipping hotspots to catch offenders...

1. Is it time for action?

Northampton Borough Council is considering a plan to install battery-powered CCTV in fly-tipping hotspots to catch offenders...
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There are street corners and curbs across the town that become overwhelmed with fly-tipping every week - like this corner in Lorne Road.

2. Lorne Road

There are street corners and curbs across the town that become overwhelmed with fly-tipping every week - like this corner in Lorne Road.
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The Mounts arguably suffers the worst. There are spots in the residential streets where not a week goes when a mattress or a sofa isn't dumped there.

3. Hunter Street

The Mounts arguably suffers the worst. There are spots in the residential streets where not a week goes when a mattress or a sofa isn't dumped there.
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This photo from 2018 shows the extent of how badly Hunter Street can be hit by fly-tipping.

4. Hunter Street

This photo from 2018 shows the extent of how badly Hunter Street can be hit by fly-tipping.
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