Af­ter we ex­posed the ris­ing men­ace of il­le­gal dumpers, read­ers re­veal how their own ar­eas are be­ing des­e­crated

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AF­TER our pow­er­ful ex­posé on the scourge of fly-tipping ear­lier this month, there was an ex­tra­or­di­nary re­sponse from read­ers. The Mail has been in­un­dated with dis­turb­ing pho­to­graphs which show how the prob­lem — ex­ac­er­bated by coun­cils charg­ing for the use of of­fi­cial refuse tips — is blight­ing our towns and vil­lages. Here we pub­lish some of the most shock­ing im­ages you sent us . . .

SUR­REY Rid­ers in the lane near Chob­ham, where Mail reader John May­nard lives. Since his lo­cal coun­cil be­gan charg­ing to take waste, fly-tip­pers have struck there 16 times

ES­SEX Karen Young blames tough re­stric­tions at a re­cy­cling cen­tre in the county town of Chelms­ford for th­ese hills of rub­ble block­ing an of­fice build­ing’s drive­way

This dis­mal sprawl has been grow­ing for months by a derelict pub in Green­hill, Herne Bay. Ian Bing­ham says lo­cals call the once-scenic spot ‘New Green­hill Free Tip’ KENT

CHESHIRE Rub­bish dumped by a pick-up truck mars fields by a 140-year-old cricket club in the pretty vil­lage of We­ston, where chil­dren as young as six come to play

COTSWOLDS Car wheels and dec­o­ra­tors’ paint tins de­file an area of out­stand­ing nat­u­ral beauty less than two miles from the vil­lage of Bibury, a mag­net for tourists

WEST YORK­SHIRE This dan­ger­ous dump­ing-ground on a field next to a chil­dren’s foot­ball pitch in the vil­lage of Loft­house, near Wake­field, is in­fested with rats

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