Thousands of bottles left by roadside

Latest news from the Suffolk Free Press, suffolkfreepress.co.uk, @sfpsudbury on Twitter
Latest news from the Suffolk Free Press, suffolkfreepress.co.uk, @sfpsudbury on Twitter
0
Have your say

The mystery of thousands of bottles being dumped at a busy roadside has hit a revolting twist – with human excrement also found at the site.

The bottles have been continually strewn on a bank between Tesco and the Melford Road/A134 eastern bypass roundabout in Sudbury.

Despite the best efforts of the town’s community wardens, they regularly reappear.

In the past two weeks, the area has been cleared six times and now wardens are even having to clear up human waste from the site.

Community warden Bradley Smith, who has teamed up with the Free Press to launch a campaign to promote a litter-free town, said around 2,000 bottles had been dumped in the last month.

“It’s all clear now but, if we leave it two weeks, they will be there again,” he said.

Mr Smith admitted to being in the dark as to where the bottles come from.

He originally thought they were the result of fly-tipping, but ruled this out due to bottles being spread out over a large area.

He has not discounted large numbers of drinkers using the area and leaving their rubbish, and now excrement.

Mr Smith said he was keen to find out where the bottles where coming from and said he would seek prosecution for those responsible.