ANTI-LITTERING wardens are collecting more than £1,000 in fines a day since being brought in, it has been revealed.

Bromley Council is running a six month trial with uniformed enforcement officers issuing £80 fixed penalty notices (FPN) to people who drop litter or fail to pick up dog mess.

In the first fortnight of the scheme the four wardens, employed by a private company called Xfor Local Authority Support, issued 196 fines, bringing in £15,680.

For each of the FPNs issued Xfor takes £45, with the remaining £35 going towards the council’s costs of running the scheme and the legal costs for those cases taken to court.

If there is any surplus then it will go towards additional street cleaning projects.