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Council sets the record straight on street trees myths

Handsworth's veteran mulberry tree

01 February 2017 Streets Ahead is today setting the record straight on a number of myths around its street tree replacement work. Councillor Bryan Lodge, Cabinet Member for the Environment at Sheffield City Council, said: “There has been a lot of attention on the street trees replacement work in the Streets Ahead contract. We welcome the passion of the people ...

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Dog dirt-covered garden costs pet owner almost £2,000

1 February 2017 A dog owner who allowed so much dog faeces to gather in his garden that it caused a statutory nuisance was fined almost £2,000 by magistrates yesterday (Tuesday 31 January). Sheffield City Council’s Environmental Protection Service successfully prosecuted William Cocking, of Limpsfield Road, Wincobank. He has now been ordered to pay out a total of £1,844 following ...

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More litter louts brought before the courts

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1 February 2017 Five people appeared in court yesterday after being caught dropping litter on the streets of Sheffield. Each of the people prosecuted by Sheffield City Council’s Environmental Protection Service was offered the opportunity to pay a fixed penalty but declined to do so – and so were prosecuted for the offence. During the last 12 months, environmental enforcement ...

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Decision made to re-procure waste services

Sheffield Town Hall

19 January 2017   Council leaders have agreed to re-procure the authority’s waste services currently provided under a contract with Veolia. At a meeting held yesterday at Sheffield Town Hall , Sheffield City Council’s cabinet committee voted to re-procure waste services, with a view to securing a new and improved service arrangement. The priority now will be to ensure that ...

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Magistrates dish out fines for waste offences

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17 January 2017 FLY-tippers who illegally disposed of waste in Sheffield have been ordered to pay out almost £1,800 after being caught in the act and brought before magistrates today. Zoltan Goman, aged 25, of Alma Road, Rotherham, was seen by a hawk-eyed member of the public tipping waste from a van on land at Vicarage Road in Attercliffe. A ...

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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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