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A fly tipping pensioner found herself in hot water after being spotted dumping her carpet along a footpath in Llanelli.

A member of the public captured her on camera carrying the carpet and depositing it in undergrowth.

Footage was then sent in to Carmarthenshire County Council’s environmental enforcement department.

When questioned by an enforcement officer, the woman admitted dumping it.

She was given a £350 Fixed Penalty Notice.

Other FPNs given out during September included

A £75 FPN was issued to a Llanelli man for throwing his dog’s poo which was bagged into undergrowth in Dafen Industrial Estate

A £350 FPN was issued to a man for leaving waste on the ground at the recycling facility situated at Morrison’s car park, Llanelli

A £75 FPN was issued to a Llanelli woman for depositing a bag of rubbish in Erw Las,


A £300 FPN was issued to a Llanelli man for failing to ensure that his domestic waste was disposed of appropriately. The residents waste was found at Llanerch Recycling Facility

A £75 FPN was issued to two Carmarthen residents for leaving their black refuse sacks other than their place of collection

A £350 FPN was issued to a Berkshire man for dumping waste in the Rheoboth Rd, Five Roads, in Llanelli. Council Environmental Enforcement Officers received a complaint about a quantity of waste being illegally deposited and traced the offender to a Berkshire address.

A £350 FPN was issued to a fly tipper for dumping two black bags of household waste in bushes at the picnic area, Mountain Road in Trimsaran

A £100 FPN was issued to a Llanelli householder after glass, food and clothing was found inside blue recycling bags despite being warned previously

A £75 FPN was issued to a resident of Bryngwyn Road, Llanelli for depositing a cardboard box at Dafen Park, Maescanner Road, Dafen

A £75 FPN was issued to a Horeb Road residen in Mynyddygarreg for dumping waste at Dafen Park, Maescanner Road in Llanelli

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