A FLY-TIPPER has been fined for dumping hundreds of tyres at an allotment in Rawmarsh.
Shaun Bee (25), of St Francis Close, Bramley, left 238 tyres at the High Street Centre Allotments in Rawmarsh.
Bee, an allotment tenant, dumped the tyres in June, 2016, and was identified as the offender after an investigation by Rotherham Council officials, who ordered him to remove the tyres.
However, the tyres were still there five months later despite numerous letters and telephone calls, a spokesman for Rotherham Council said.
The council removed the tyres on November 17, 2016.
Bee admitted the fly-tipping offence at Sheffield Magistrates' Court on September 10.
He was fined £80, ordered to pay £500 costs and a £30 victim surcharge.
Rotherham Council's cabinet member for waste, roads and community safety, Cllr Emma Hoddinott, said: “Fly-tipping is a blight on our communities and the council will do all that it can to ensure that those responsible are held to account for their actions.”