Fly-tipper pays hefty penalty

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ILLEGAL dumping proved costly for a woman who has been fined £300.

Toyah Pritchard, of Royd Avenue, Millhouse Green, Penistone, admitted fly-tipping, when she appeared at Barnsley Magistrates’ Court.

The bench heard 31-year-old Pritchard, a cleaning company worker, was responsible for a chair and bags of household waste found dumped off Annat Royd Lane, near Ingbirchworth Reservoir, Penistone.

She was also ordered to pay £180 to remove the waste and £150 costs.