Cannabis waste dumped along with a pile of other rubbish at a scenic countryside spot near Harborough

The debris was fly-tipped among the stack of general waste on a grass verge by a farm field gate

Friday, 14th May 2021, 10:41 am

Cannabis farm waste has been dumped along with a pile of other rubbish at a scenic countryside spot in a Harborough village.

The drugs debris was fly-tipped among the stack of general waste on a grass verge by a farm field gate on Sulby Road in Welford.

Cannabis plant stalks, soil, fertiliser tubs and extractor fans were all dumped by the quiet rural road, Harborough District Council said today.

Cannabis waste has been dumped along with a pile of other rubbish at a scenic countryside spot in a Harborough village.

Multiple black bin bags filled with trash and cardboard boxes have been blatantly strewn about on the edge of the pretty village – which is split between Leicestershire and Northamptonshire.

Harborough District Council’s environmental crime team officers are now investigating the incident as they hunt the offenders.

“We're currently investigating a fly-tipping incident in Sulby Road, Welford, involving cannabis plant waste and other items.

“If you have any information about this incident please email [email protected],” said Harborough council.