Darcy Lever 'plagued by flies' as fly-tippers dump rubbish in vacant garden

Darcy Lever 'plagued by flies' as fly-tippers dump rubbish in vacant garden

Fly-tipping is making Habib Uguz’s life a misery

Some of the unsightly rubbish dumped in Beechcroft Grove

First published in News The Bolton News: Photograph of the Author by , reporter

A NEGLECTED Bolton at Home property in Darcy Lever has forced neighbours to endure sweltering weather to avoid being swarmed by flies.

Fly-tippers have targeted the gardens at the front and back of the vacant home in Beechcroft Grove, dumping piles of rancid waste.

Habib Uguz lives next door and has been left infuriated for the past month as nobody has come to clear up the waste.

His six-year-old daughter Cansu has not been able to play outside in the hot weather while Mr Uguz and his family have been forced to sleep with their windows shut during the heatwave.

The house is temporarily empty while maintenance work is carried out and a spokesman for Bolton at Home said arrangements have been made to remove it as a “matter of urgency”.

Mr Uguz, who owns the house next door, said: “I cannot open my back door anymore as flies just keep coming in my house.

“I keep reporting it, but it is now over a month and they have not done anything.

“I don’t even know how people manage to get in the back garden, they must just chuck the stuff over.” Mr Uguz is so desperate for the problem to be solved he has even offered to clear the rubbish himself.

He said: “Especially in this weather the flies are just coming straight into the house. If I was given a skip and they told me I could clear it I would.

“It would not be pleasant but something needs to done.

“I’m uncomfortable every day and cannot open my windows.”

A spokesman for Bolton at Home said: “It’s been reported to us that rubbish may have been fly-tipped at this property while it is temporarily empty due to repair and maintenance work being carried out.

“We have arranged with our cleaning contractors for any rubbish to be cleared from around property as a matter of urgency.

“Our enforcement team will monitor the situation closely to ensure no further dumping of rubbish takes place.”

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2:47pm Sat 2 Aug 14

catsden says...

Hope the dirty buggers get caught, nothing but SCUM some people have no pride at all was, going to call them animals, but that would be an insult to the animals, I can just imagine what there houses are like, bet they are like pig stys. Hope they do catch them and give them community service and make them clean up every bit of litter in Bolton and surrounding areas
SCUM
Hope the dirty buggers get caught, nothing but SCUM some people have no pride at all was, going to call them animals, but that would be an insult to the animals, I can just imagine what there houses are like, bet they are like pig stys. Hope they do catch them and give them community service and make them clean up every bit of litter in Bolton and surrounding areas SCUM catsden
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5:45pm Sat 2 Aug 14

Gore Seer says...

This Type Of Dumping Can Be Clean Up By Bolton At Home Free, They Have Taken Over Waste Management Services Free Collection One Call Is All It Takes.
This Type Of Dumping Can Be Clean Up By Bolton At Home Free, They Have Taken Over Waste Management Services Free Collection One Call Is All It Takes. Gore Seer
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7:03am Sun 3 Aug 14

The Running Man says...

Gore Seer wrote:
This Type Of Dumping Can Be Clean Up By Bolton At Home Free, They Have Taken Over Waste Management Services Free Collection One Call Is All It Takes.
It shouldn't need a call. Why can't people take responsibility for their own mess? I regularly see sofas, washing machines and bags of rubbish just flung in the street, all because the council will move it. Wouldn't mind if the culprits even paid council tax!
[quote][p][bold]Gore Seer[/bold] wrote: This Type Of Dumping Can Be Clean Up By Bolton At Home Free, They Have Taken Over Waste Management Services Free Collection One Call Is All It Takes.[/p][/quote]It shouldn't need a call. Why can't people take responsibility for their own mess? I regularly see sofas, washing machines and bags of rubbish just flung in the street, all because the council will move it. Wouldn't mind if the culprits even paid council tax! The Running Man
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10:44pm Sun 3 Aug 14

Beyond News Forum says...

"A NEGLECTED Bolton at Home property in Darcy Lever has forced neighbours to endure sweltering weather to avoid being swarmed by flies."

First paragraph could have been worded much better.
"A NEGLECTED Bolton at Home property in Darcy Lever has forced neighbours to endure sweltering weather to avoid being swarmed by flies." First paragraph could have been worded much better. Beyond News Forum
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