Cemetery fly-tipper under investigation

Allegations of large-scale fly-tipping at three London cemeteries are being investigated by the Environment Agency

A former council employee is also under investigation and Southwark council began civil proceedings against him this week for potential fraud.

Huge volumes of builders’ rubble have been dumped on areas of Nunhead, Honor Oak and Camberwell Old cemeteries in south London just yards from graves, according to Southwark council chief executive Annie Shepherd.

Tests reveal that the material at two of the cemeteries is contaminated, alth

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