Preston Cemetery targeted by fly-tippers as rubbish left dumped at entrance

Callous fly-tippers have dumped a huge pile of illegal waste at Preston Cemetery.

The incident happened at the cemetery in Ribbleton sometime between 8am and 11am on Tuesday (May 14). Preston City Council said the 'large-scale fly tip' took place at the entrance from Miller Road.

An appeal has been launched for anyone with CCTV footage or dashcam footage coming onto Miller Road in either direction. The vehicle involved is believed to be ‘open back’.


In a statement accompanying a picture of the flytipping, the council said: "We’re appealing for help following this large-scale fly tip that has taken place in the Preston Cemetery, entering from Miller Road. We believe the fly tip occurred between 8am and 11am on Tuesday 14 May.

"We're appealing for any CCTV footage coming onto Miller Road from either direction - the vehicle in question is believed to be open back. Please send any information to"