Fines for littering, graffiti, and flyposting in Preston almost double to £150

Fines for offences including littering and graffiti have almost doubled in Preston.

By Tom Earnshaw, Reporter
Thursday, 18th April 2019, 5:12 pm
Updated Thursday, 18th April 2019, 6:24 pm
Preston Town Hall
Preston Town Hall

Preston Council's Cabinet agreed to increase Fixed Penalty Notice (FPN) fees for littering, graffiti, flyposting, and unauthorised distribution of free matter to £150 at Wednesday's (April 17) meeting.

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Beforehand the fine was £80.

A council spokesman said: "An FPN is now £150 (early payment within seven days of £75) for littering (including littering from vehicles, graffiti, flyposting, [and] unauthorised distribution of free matter."

The early payment used to be £50 before yesterday's increase.