CARLISLE City Council have successfully prosecuted two people for failing to attend an interview and failing to microchip a dog.

The following cases have been held at Carlisle Magistrates Court:

A Carlisle man fined was fined £660, with £374.16 costs and a £66 victim surcharge (total £1100.16) for failing to attend an interview.

As part of the Council’s investigation into a fly-tipping incident at Beaumont, Carlisle the man was served a notice to attend an interview to assist officers with their investigation, the man failed to do so and was found guilty of the offence by the Court.

A man from Carlisle who failed to get his dog microchipped despite reminder letters being sent, was found guilty of the offence by the court and was fined £440, with costs of £251.44 costs and surcharge of £44 (total £735.44).

Cllr Nigel Christian, Portfolio holder for Environment and Transport, said: “The court prosecutions serve as a reminder that Carlisle City Council will take action against those that fail to pay their fines, litter and fly-tip.

"We all want to keep Carlisle clean and live within a safe environment. To report an enviro-crime, including littering and fly-tipping email”

Help Keep Carlisle Clean by reporting enviro-crimes. Call 01228 817200 or email