Published: 11:50, 26 February 2021
| Updated: 11:53, 26 February 2021
A woman has been fined hundreds of pounds after 12 bin bags of waste was found dumped in a village.
It is understood the resident from Chartham, near Canterbury, had used an unlicensed waste carrier to remove and dispose of her rubbish.
But she has been fined £300 after it was found dumped in Chartham Hatch, more than three miles away from her home.
A dozen bags of household waste and other rubbish were flytipped there in early January.
Canterbury City Council's environmental enforcement officers investigated, and traced the waste back to the woman's address.
She received the fixed penalty notice for failing in her duty of care to dispose of her rubbish correctly.
A council spokesman said: "If you are having rubbish removed from your home, you have a responsibility to ensure you use a licensed waste carrier.
"You can check whether the person or company you are using is licensed on the Environment Agency's website."