Fly tipping in Calderdale

Pictures of mountains of rubbish show daily challenges faced by Calderdale's safety wardens

A review has seen Calderdale Council’s change its approach to enforcement and combine environmental health, community safety and licencing all under one manager.

To gain an insight into the department, reporter Tom Scargill followed staff on their work and what challenges they face in the borough.

Community Safety Wardensare a 24-hour resource, doing everything from issuing fixed penalty notices for dog fouling to helping homeless people off the streets.
Community Safety Wardensare a 24-hour resource, doing everything from issuing fixed penalty notices for dog fouling to helping homeless people off the streets.
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If somebody calls the councils emergency number out-of-hours, the wardens will respond to the report and gather the relevant information ready to be dealt with.
If somebody calls the councils emergency number out-of-hours, the wardens will respond to the report and gather the relevant information ready to be dealt with.
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Craig Heywood and Mick Hall are two of 15 - soon to be 20 - wardens, and have worked together for the past year.
Craig Heywood and Mick Hall are two of 15 - soon to be 20 - wardens, and have worked together for the past year.
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They say the wardens camera van has been a major help, in reaching places in the borough not covered by CCTV,
They say the wardens camera van has been a major help, in reaching places in the borough not covered by CCTV,
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