Fly-tipping has been an issue blighting the county for as long as 'frustrated' residents can remember.

Locals have spoken to the News countless times about how their favourite beauty spot being 'ruined' because of mountains of rubbish being dumped there.

Some areas in Berkshire are no stranger to the issue that is fly-tipping.

A map has been produced to highlight fly-tipping 'hotspots' across the county.

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Redlakes, Crowthorne

Reading Chronicle:

Redlakes in Crowthorne has been repeatedly taken over by rubbish, with the News writing reports about it five times in 2020.

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Malt Hill, Warfield, Bracknell

Reading Chronicle:

Back in October 2020, a couple going out for a meal illegally dumped a wardrobe on the way because their car felt 'overloaded'.

Daniel George McCaghrey, 29 and Jemma Porter, 28 of Fayne Way, Maidenhead were ordered to pay £400 each in fines for fly-tipping in Bracknell Forest.

The pair were convicted at Reading Magistrates' Court on Friday, October 23, after pleading guilty to having illegally dumped a wardrobe in Malt Hill, Warfield, Bracknell.

Wexham Lane, Slough

Reading Chronicle: Lewis Day, 29 , of Crispin Way, Hillingdon was caught on camera dumping a mattress in Slough Lewis Day, 29 , of Crispin Way, Hillingdon was caught on camera dumping a mattress in Slough A blatant fly-tipper was caught in the act by surveillance cameras dumping a mattress on the verge at Wexham Lane, Slough.

On July 24 the cameras captured images of Mr Day unloading a mattress onto the verge. He was traced via the registration of his vehicle and interviewed about the incident.

Thames Side Promenade, Reading

Reading Chronicle:

A pile of mattresses were dumped near the Thames Side Promenade in Reading back in September 2020.

Cross Lane, Wokingham

Reading Chronicle:

Pictures in April 2020 shows heaps of dumped litter strewn around Cross Lane in Wokingham as people were warned to only leave their homes for essential reasons during lockdown.

Windsor Leisure Centre 

Reading Chronicle:

Despite strict enforcement being carried out at the Windsor Leisure Centre car park, people still continue to dump their rubbish when the bins are overloaded.

Last month, a man from Windsor was outraged when he was forced to pay a £200 fine for leaving a small Amazon box next to the bins.

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Flytipping is the illegal dumping of any waste or rubbish on public land or sites which are unauthorised to accept waste.

If the rubbish is dumped on private land the landowner is responsible for removing it. If you find fly-tipped material on private land you will need to inform the landowner.

Fly-tipping incidents across Bracknell Forest, Wokingham and West Berkshire are dealt with by The Public Protection Partnership.

Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, Slough and Reading council's deal with fly-tipping incidents.