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Resident fined £1k for untidy garden in Neasden

PUBLISHED: 14:38 25 April 2016 | UPDATED: 15:07 25 April 2016

Regina Sally Fernandes garden had a mountain of rubbish in it (Pic: Brent Council)

Regina Sally Fernandes garden had a mountain of rubbish in it (Pic: Brent Council)

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An untidy resident has been fined more than £1,000 for keeping the garden at her home in Neasden filled with rubbish.

Rubbish is strewn all over the garden (Pic: Brent Council)Rubbish is strewn all over the garden (Pic: Brent Council)

Brent Council took action against Regina Sally Fernandes, of Ballogie Avenue, following complaints about the state of the land surrounding her house.

Willesden Magistrates’ Court ordered her to pay a total of £1123.50 for the large amount of waste on her land.

Brent Council had recieved complaints about the state of the garden (Pic: Brent Council)Brent Council had recieved complaints about the state of the garden (Pic: Brent Council)

Cllr Eleanor Southwood, Brent Council’s cabinet member for the environment, said: “It’s completely unacceptable when neighbours do not clear up large amounts of waste outside their properties. It brings down the appearance of the area and everyone suffers.”

Dennis Lewis, enviro-crime manager of Brent Council, added: “We will investigate complaints of untidy land, littering or illegally dumped rubbish and will take all necessary measures to investigate the incidents and will not hesitate to prosecute the offenders.”

The untidy resident was fined over £1,000 (Pic: Brent Council)The untidy resident was fined over £1,000 (Pic: Brent Council)

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