Blackburn with Darwen Council promises scrap metal crackdown
10:26am Friday 18th October 2013 in News
BLACKBURN with Darwen council’s environment boss Jim Smith has promised to use new legal powers to crack down on scrap traders who deal in stolen metal.
He said the latest legislation was a major step forward and added: “This will help us crack down on scrap metal theft and illegal activity which has become more common in recent years and has an impact on residents, communities, businesses and institutions such as churches.”
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