Police target flytippers and road speeders

PC Dan Wood and PCSO Ash Gardner
PC Dan Wood and PCSO Ash Gardner
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Police have spent a day targeting speeding drivers, inconsiderate parking, cyclists who use the pavement and flytipping.

It comes after a series of complaints from people living in the Bruswick, Talbot and Tyldesley wards of Blackpool.

The work was carried out alongside Blackpool Council’s parking services and environmental health teams.

Sixteen drivers were stopped and educated on the dangers of speeding, a speed board paid for the by Talbot community registered 37 vehicles speeding and 12 cyclists caught riding on the pavement were either warned, fined or offered a place on a cycling awareness course.

Five penalty charge notices were issued for parking offences and several formal warnings by officers were also given.

PC Dan Wood of Brunswick Neighbourhood Policing Team said: “We want to make sure our residents live in a safe and clean environment, and will always work hard with our partners not just to prosecute offenders, but to educate people about the effects their actions can have on local residents.”

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