Wednesday, 31 October 2012

Lancashire County Council workers in metal theft probe

NINETEEN workers at two Lancashire County Council depots are being investigated over claims they have been stealing scrap metal.

 Auditors were called into the Burnley depot at the Heasandford Industrial Estate, and the Rossendale depot in Futures Park, Bacup, after concerns were raised.

The highways department investigation centres on the disposal of unwanted items taken out of roads, including iron grids and telegraph poles.

No workers have been suspended, pending the outcome of formal proceedings.

Read the full story from the source Lancashire Telegraph

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