Fly-tipping a 'Serious problem' in Welwyn Hatfield

FLY-TIPPING in rural areas of Welwyn Hatfield has become a 'serious problem'. That is the message from Pcso Rob Taylor, from the Welwyn Safer Neighbourhood Team. Pcso Taylor told the WHT that rubbish is 'regularly' jettisoned near Ayot St Lawrence and Ayot

FLY-TIPPING in rural areas of Welwyn Hatfield has become a "serious problem".

That is the message from Pcso Rob Taylor, from the Welwyn Safer Neighbourhood Team.

Pcso Taylor told the WHT that rubbish is "regularly" jettisoned near Ayot St Lawrence and Ayot St Peter.

"Fly tipping is a serious problem in the area around The Ayots," he said.


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He added: "It is possibly the same people all the time."

Tyres, gas canisters, paint tins and aerosol cans are just some examples of the waste that has been illegally dumped.

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Pcso Taylor is now appealing for the public to help apprehend those responsible.

"We need to catch the people doing it," he said. "We need the public's help.

"We need vehicle details, including registration numbers and timings."

He added: "We do not expect members of the public to approach these people but to ring the police."

If you have any information call 0845 33 00 222

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