Almost 3,000 litter fines issued in the last year

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Councillor Joan Davies launching the rollout of 700 new bins last year

Nearly 3,000 people who have been caught dropping litter in Manchester city centre have been issued with on the spot fines a year on from the start of a major crackdown introduced by councillors.

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Dozens left with criminal records following litter crackdown

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Thousands of litterbugs have been given on-the-spot fines, and dozens left with criminal records, as part of our continued crackdown on littering.

Around 2,200 people have now been given fines since a team of city-centre litter busters starting work at the end of last year.

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Waste collection and street cleaning contract awarded

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Manchester’s waste collection and street cleaning services are to be awarded to a contractor as part of a strategy to improve the cleanliness of the city’s streets.

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Over 1000 on-the-spot fines issued in crackdown

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A special litter busting team have handed out over 1,000 fixed penalty notices in just over three months.

The dedicated team work seven days a week looking out for selfish people who ignore bins and drop their litter on the ground.

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Get involved in National Community Clear Up Day

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Saturday 21st March is the official start of spring, and it's also National Community Clear Up Day.

We know that there is lots of great work happening in communities across the city, so why not join in with thousands of others across Manchester and the rest of the country and get together, roll up your sleeves and spring clean your neighbourhood? 

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Smoker to pay over £400 for dropped cigarette butt

A man spotted dropping a cigarette butt in the city centre has been ordered to pay a total of £420.

City Council officers can hand out on the spot £80 fines to anyone they spot dropping litter, but anyone who refuses to pay this can be taken to court.

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On the spot fines handed to 250 litter bugs

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Councillors welcome fines for around 250 people caught dropping litter in Manchester city centre in the first few weeks of a major crackdown.

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Funding to support community clean ups

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Councillors encourage residents to bid for cash to clean up community.

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Councillors get tough on litter louts

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City centre councillors hail introduction of new crack enforcement team to stop litter louts.

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New bin rollout completed

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Council completes rollout of 690 new bins across the city centre.

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