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City’s waste contract set for review

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10 January 2017 Council leaders are considering proposals to end the authority’s waste contract with provider Veolia. At present, Veolia is responsible for collecting and disposing of waste, running household waste recycling centres, managing and operating the Energy Recovery Facility at Bernard Road and the district heating network, bulky item collections and the collection and disposal of abandoned vehicles. The ...

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Pensioner backs “Not Born Yesterday” campaign after being scammed out of thousands of pounds

Albert, from Manor Top, and his carer Sarah

9 January 2017 A war veteran who was almost scammed out of his entire life savings has added his support to a Sheffield City Council-led campaign to crack down on rogue traders and scammers. Called “Not Born Yesterday”, the campaign highlights the collaboration between Sheffield’s Trading Standards and Adult Safeguarding services and brings together a network of partners including South Yorkshire ...

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Street Ahead welcome two new electric vehicles

Two electric vehicles, new additions to the Streets Ahead fleet

6 January 2017 Two new electric vehicles have been added to the Streets Ahead fleet to support Sheffield City Council’s aim of reducing carbon emissions. The vans – which will be powered by electric charging points at the Streets Ahead Depot – will be used to transport technicians across the city when carrying out their site checks. They will be ...

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More than 800 litter louts caught in 2016

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16 December 2016 A total of 25 people who dumped waste on our city’s streets were hit in the pocket earlier this week, after being successfully prosecuted for littering by Sheffield City Council’s Environmental Protection Service. This brings the total number of fixed penalty notices issued by the council’s Environmental Enforcement Officers in 2016 to 849 – an average of ...

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“Not Born Yesterday” campaign launched to help protect vulnerable people from scams and rogue traders

Albert, from Manor Top, and his carer Sarah

16 December 2016 Neighbours and relatives of elderly and vulnerable people are being urged to join a campaign to crack down on rogue traders and scammers. Called “Not Born Yesterday”, the Sheffield City Council-led campaign highlights the collaboration between Sheffield’s Trading Standards and Adult Safeguarding services and brings together a network of partners including South Yorkshire Police, Age UK Sheffield ...

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Rustlings Road Trees

25 November 2016 Councillor Bryan Lodge, Cabinet Member for Environment at Sheffield City Council, said: “We would like to offer an apology to the people of Sheffield who were affected by the way in which we took the trees down on Thursday of last week, and particularly those living on Rustlings Road, who will also receive an apology in the ...

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Irresponsible pet owner fined for failing to microchip dog

23 November 2016 A DOG owner has been ordered to pay out more than £630 after failing to get her pet microchipped. When it came to the council’s attention that her dog was not chipped, Sarah Hewitt, 38, of Winn Grove in Sheffield, was asked to get the animal microchipped. She was served a legal notice by Sheffield City Council’s ...

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Bumper day in court as litter louts ordered to pay out more than £10,000

23 November 2016 A total of 26 people have been ordered to pay out more than £400 each after being successfully prosecuted for littering by Sheffield City Council’s Environmental Protection Service. Each person was offered the opportunity to pay a £75 fixed penalty but refused, so were taken to Sheffield Magistrates Court yesterday (Tuesday 22 November). All of the offenders ...

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Salon paid the price for underage tanning

By law, sunbeds are to be used by over 18s only

16 November 2016 A Sheffield tanning salon owner paid the price yesterday, Tuesday 15 November, after magistrates ordered her to pay £1190, for allowing underage customers to use sunbeds in their shop. Denise Loftus, owner of Bodytan on High Street, Beighton in Sheffield, was given a 24 month conditional discharge and ordered to pay a total of £1170 costs and ...

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Illegal tobacco stamped out at local shop

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Friday 28 October 2016 A shop owner in Sheffield has been ordered to complete 150 hours of community service and pay £460, after being caught selling illegal tobacco products for the second time. Mr Osman Kadir, of 84 St Anns Road, Rotherham, and owner of Abbey Stop Shop, Abbeydale Road, Sheffield, (now called The Eastern European Mini Market) was prosecuted ...

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Sheffield man fined £3000 for selling illegally imported puppies

Puppies imported illegally

23 September 2016 A man from Sheffield has been prosecuted and fined £3470 for selling puppies illegally imported from abroad. Mr Istvan Kiss, 46, of Burngreave Road, pleaded guilty yesterday (Thursday 22 September) at the Magistrates’ Court to bringing dogs into the country without the correct health certificate, and without notifying the appropriate Government department that they were being imported. ...

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Sheffield businesses inspected for gas safety

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 21 September 2016 In support of Gas Safety Week (19-25 September 2016), Sheffield City Council are spot checking businesses in areas across the city to make sure they are gas safe. Inspectors from the Health and Safety Enforcement Team are visiting businesses in Sheffield, with a focus on food outlets, to make checks on the maintenance of gas installations and ...

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Sheffield chosen to lead the way in National Flood Resilience Review

Flood defence works in progress at Nursery Street.

Friday 9 September 2016 In a report, released yesterday by the Government, into national flood resilience, Sheffield has been selected as the first core city in England to be protected from flooding to the same standard as London by 2021. The report highlights that Sheffield offers great potential for improving flood protection from its many rivers whilst enabling regeneration of ...

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Crackdown continues as litter louts ordered to pay out £7,800

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Friday 2 September 2016 A clear message was once again sent to litter louts in Sheffield as a further 30 people were taken to court yesterday (Thursday 1 September) and fined for dropping litter on the streets. Sheffield City Council’s Environmental Protection Service brought the prosecutions after each person was offered the opportunity to pay a £75 Fixed Penalty Notice ...

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Painter and decorator sentenced for fraud

Tuesday 9 August A local businessman has been sentenced to six months imprisonment, suspended for a year following an investigation by Sheffield City Council’s Trading Standards into his fraudulent trading. Lucien Nicholas Carter, of Frickley Road, Sheffield pleaded guilty to fraud by false representation in May, and was sentenced yesterday (Monday 8 August) at Sheffield Crown Court. Trading standards began ...

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