Mounds of rubbish dumped on car park and roadside in Soham and Fordham

PUBLISHED: 12:26 02 May 2018 | UPDATED: 12:26 02 May 2018

Mounds of rubbish was dumped on a  car park and by the roadside in Soham and Fordham. Picture: East Cambs District Council

Mounds of rubbish was dumped on a car park and by the roadside in Soham and Fordham. Picture: East Cambs District Council

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More than two tonnes of rubbish including sofas, tables and garden waste were found dumped in Soham and Fordham.

Mounds of rubbish was dumped on a  car park and by the roadside in Soham and Fordham. Picture: East Cambs District CouncilMounds of rubbish was dumped on a car park and by the roadside in Soham and Fordham. Picture: East Cambs District Council

Environmental Crews from East Cambs District Council cleaned up Fountain Lane Car Park, Soham and Cockpen Lane, Fordham, after being alerted to the flytipping.

A post on their social media showed before and after photos of the two areas blighted by the waste.

It read: “The crew have collected over two tonnes of waste from these two areas.

“The environmental crime team are working alongside the crew to gather evidence and locate those responsible.

Mounds of rubbish was dumped on a  car park and by the roadside in Soham and Fordham. Picture: East Cambs District CouncilMounds of rubbish was dumped on a car park and by the roadside in Soham and Fordham. Picture: East Cambs District Council

“Over the next week, we will be bringing you updates on our efforts to clean up waste which has been left in our district from fly tipping. Today we visited Soham and Fordham, where amongst other items, we found two sofas.”

Residents took to Twitter to praise the council for their work.

Christine Whelan tweeted: “Congratulations to the Environmental team for this work. Let’s hope the fly tippers are caught. Let’s keep the District free from rubbish.”

John Smith added: “Put a hidden camera up to catch the dumpers!”

Mounds of rubbish was dumped on a  car park and by the roadside in Soham and Fordham. Picture: East Cambs District CouncilMounds of rubbish was dumped on a car park and by the roadside in Soham and Fordham. Picture: East Cambs District Council

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