Legal blunder allows drivers to get away with littering – The Times

Posted October 31st, 2008 in environmental protection, legislative drafting, litter, news by sally

“Thousands of motorists who litter Britain’s roads every day are escaping penalty because of a bureaucratic blunder.”

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The Times, 31st October 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Sausage roll fine case dismissed – BBC News

Posted August 28th, 2008 in fines, litter, news by sally

“A mother who was taken to court after refusing to pay a £75 fine for dropping a piece of sausage roll on the pavement has had her case dismissed.”

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BBC News, 27th August 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Apple core case dropped at cost of £5,000 – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 2nd, 2008 in litter, news by sally

“A former plumber with a heart condition who was arrested for dropping an apple core has had the case against him halted following a £5,000 investigation. ”

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Daily Telegraph, 2nd July 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Boy is fined for dropping balloon – BBC News

Posted May 29th, 2008 in litter, news by sally

“A teenager who was fined for littering when he dropped a deflated balloon in a city centre may fight the case.”

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BBC News, 28th May 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Apple core lands man in jail – The Guardian

Posted May 9th, 2008 in litter, news by sally

“A man spent a night in a police cell after being arrested for dropping an apple core, it was revealed today.”

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The Guardian, 9th May 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk