Drowning under a sea of filth

Thursday, 7 June 2018

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ASBESTOS, mattresses, tyres and furniture are just some of the items fly-tippers are dumping across the borough of Antrim and Newtownabbey.
According to the latest figures from the Northern Ireland Environment Agency, they cleaned up 28 illegal waste sites in the area over the last two years.
To put that shocking figure into context, it is just six less than Belfast - and three times more than Ballymena and North Down.
In 2016 the Agency was called on to the borough's streets on 20 occasions - twice as  many times as Belfast during the same period.
*Read the full story in this week's Antrim Guardian


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