Fly­tip­pers dump uri­nals at beauty spot

Dog walker ‘mad and dis­mayed’ over lat­est wave of rub­bish to be left at woods en­trance

Buckinghamshire Advertiser - - NEWS - By Lor­can Lovett lor­can.lovett@trin­i­tymir­

A DOG walker has hit out at fly tip­pers who have dumped uri­nals among other rub­bish at the en­trance to woods.

Max­ine Evans, 61, of Bot­trells Lane, walks daily at Hodge­moor Woods, in Chal­font St Giles, and is ex­as­per­ated by the rub­bish strewn across the area.

Mrs Evans, who reg­u­larly cleans up the mess dumped at the woods’ car park with the help of an el­derly man from the area, was shocked to see the lat­est load of a sink, uri­nals, wall tiles and a ‘small hill’ of black sacks.

She said: “It makes me mad and dis­mayed be­cause there are ways of get­ting rid of the stuff like tak­ing it to the dumps in Amer­sham or Bea­cons­field. It is lazi­ness think­ing somebody else will sort it out.

“This is a pretty area and dump­ing rub­bish here is sense­less and thought­less. Peo­ple tar­get it be­cause it’s quiet.”

The woods are

a popular venue for fam­i­lies dur­ing the week­ends and cub groups.

Mrs Evans has con­cerns chil­dren may hurt them­selves on the ob­jects, which she says have ranged from fridges to ovens in the past few weeks. There are also con­cerns the rub­bish will have a neg­a­tive af­fect on the land’s wildlife.

She added: “On oc­ca­sion some­one ob­vi­ously paid this has for some­one else to take it away, but it has been dumped in­stead. It might jog somebody’s mem­ory if they saw a pic­ture and thought ‘hang on one minute, we paid for that to be taken’.

“We get a lot of food bags where peo­ple come from the ser­vices in Bea­cons­field.

“They go up there to eat and drink and then bung all the rub­bish out the win­dow.”

Although Mrs Evans of­ten cleans up lit­ter from the site, she ‘could not try to move this kind of stuff ’ be­cause of its weight and the fact there was so much of it.

She in­formed County Coun­cil, will look into in­ci­dent.

What do you think about fly tip­pers spoil­ing the coun­try­side? Get in touch at buck­snews@ trin­i­ Bucks which


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