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Councils get tough on littering in streets

LITTERBUGS have been issued with fines totalling nearly £500,000 in the past year as Scottish councils attempted to clean up the streets.

The bulk of the fines were imposed in Glasgow, where wardens handed out on-the-spot fixed penalties to more than 18,000 people, but Edinburgh and North Lanarkshire councils also cracked down heavily on litter. People were most likely to be caught for throwing away cigarette ends.

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