Cowboy fly-tippers have dumped 600kg of deadly asbestos in a Blackpool street. The illegal load was left at the rear of Idlewood Place, off Sevenoaks Drive in Anchorsholme last week. The dumped asbestos wrapped up Council staff took less than 24-hours to clear away the highly dangerous waste, which had been sealed in blue bags. And now calls have gone out for the rogue traders responsible to be brought to book. Coun Tony Williams, who represents Anchorsholme, reported the fly-tip to Blackpool Council. And he is desperate to see justice served on people willing to leave potentially hazardous waste just yards from family homes and gardens. They need to be caught and properly punished He said: “I just can’t believe somebody would do this. “This was 600kg of asbestos. When people are removing this stuff they need specialist clothing.

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