Another pile of rubbish found dumped at New Forest beauty spot

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The fly-tipped laminate flooring was found at Moonhills, Brockenhurst

A PILE of laminate flooring with protruding nails dumped at a New Forest beauty spot could have caused serious harm to its wildlife, Forestry England has warned.


The fly-tipped material was found at the edge of the car park at Moonhills in Brockenhurst.

It’s the latest in a spate of such incidents which has blighted the New Forest in recent months.

Posting pictures of the discovery on its local @EngNewForest Twitter account, FE urged people to ensure all their waste is disposed of properly.

“Beautiful autumnal morning marred by horrible fly-tipping,” the tweet said.

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The laminate had nails sticking out

“This laminate flooring dumped at Moonhills had nasty nails that could cause injury to livestock and wildlife.

“Please help protect the New Forest and its inhabitants – dispose of your waste responsibly #dontberubbish.”

Police investigating the incident have asked people to come forward if they have any information about what it called “costly and hazardous” fly-tipping in the New Forest. Contact Hampshire officers on 101 or report in confidence to the district council on 023 8028 5000.