On Thursday, 8 November 2018 officers from Gloucestershire Police and Tewkesbury Borough Council undertook a joint enforcement initiative stopping vehicles that looked like they could be carrying waste,
Following a visit to a recycling site based at Morrison’s in Tewkesbury, Tewkesbury Borough Council has issued two £400 fixed penalty notices and is looking to progress two further cases through the courts regarding fly-tipping incidents.
Tewkesbury Borough Council join Gloucestershire’s Joint Waste Team in urging borough residents to compost, put in the food waste caddy or better still reuse carved pumpkin lanterns once this year’s spooky celebrations are over.
Tewkesbury Borough Council is currently working alongside Gloucestershire Police and the Environment Agency to tackle illegal waste activities in the borough. On the 18 October 2017 a joint waste carrier stop and search exercise was undertaken at a location on the A38 south of Tewkesbury.