Plant hire firm fined for dumping 10,000 tonnes of waste

A company that attempted to circumvent landfill disposal costs has been fined thousands of pounds

KW Purvis was fined at Berwick-upon-Tweed Magistrates Court on 11 October. Photograph: Richard West CC BY-SA 2.0A plant hire company has been order to pay more than £7,000 for dumping around 10,000 tonnes of waste on a local farm without a licence.

KW Purvis Ltd, which is based in Alnwick in Northumberland, was fined £4,000 and or

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