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Illegal tobacco stamped out at local shop

cigarettes

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

Gas flame

 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

Bin

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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Illegal tipper fined £772

Justice scales

19 July 2016 A Sheffield man has pleaded guilty and been fined £772 for depositing waste illegally. Sheffield City Council’s Environmental Protection Service took action after investigations led to Scott Johnson, 27, of Dunnic Road, Sheffield. In February 2016, fly-tipping around bins on Oxpring Bank and Binstead Grove in Shirecliffe was reported to the council. One of the events had ...

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Streets Ahead – Tell us what you think

19th July 2016 The Streets Ahead team is asking residents and businesses to tell them what they think about the works that have been carried out across the city. People are being urged to complete a short online questionnaire, which has been launched today, asking them about many different aspects of the upgrade works, including road and pavement resurfacing and ...

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Noisy neighbours prosecuted by council

Justice scales

8 July 2016 Three residents that caused a noise nuisance to neighbours have been prosecuted by Sheffield City Council’s Environmental Protection Service and have had equipment including stereos seized. The cases were heard at Sheffield Magistrates’ Court last month where fines and charges were awarded totalling more than £1,500. Now the authority’s housing officers are taking further action as those ...

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Conman builder jailed for swindling £165,000 from unsuspecting customers

Justice scales

Thursday 30 June 2016 A rogue-trader has been sentenced to five years imprisonment, after he was prosecuted by Sheffield Trading Standards for defrauding local people out of thousands of pounds through his building companies. On Wednesday 11 May Wayne Mark Smith, 47 of Doncaster Road, Barnsley pleaded guilty to 17 offences under the Fraud Act 2006, the Company Director Disqualification ...

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Tree injunction decision

Tree Planting on Edmund Road

17 June 2016 Cllr Bryan Lodge, Cabinet Member for the Environment, said: “We are pleased that once again the Council’s actions in relation to street trees have been supported by the Court and the claimants appeal and this new attempt, via an injunction, to stop the Streets Ahead works have both been rejected. “We have said before and reiterate that ...

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Retention of 12 trees to be explored

16 June 2016 The Streets Ahead team is set to carry out further work to establish if 12 street trees can be retained. Following advice received from the Independent Tree Panel, in the coming weeks the team will carefully hand dig around 12 trees to expose the root system. The works will be carried out by Streets Ahead tree specialist ...

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Sheffield Parkway set to be resurfaced

15th June 2016 As Streets Ahead continues to resurface the city’s roads, Sheffield Parkway is the next major road set to benefit from a smoother surface. Resurfacing work will begin on Monday 20 June and will take approximately seven weeks to complete. The work will be carried out during the night (between the hours of 9pm and 6am) in order ...

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Contractor appointed for essential River Don maintenance

Volunteer, Hayde Sohze removing debris from the River Don

Monday 13 June 2016 Contractor appointed for essential River Don maintenance A local social enterprise has been appointed to carry out channel maintenance works on the River Don as part of Sheffield City Council’s pioneering Lower Don Valley Flood Defence Project. The River Stewardship Company (RSC) will be managing riverside trees and invasive plants (such as Japanese knotweed and giant ...

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Streets Ahead team volunteer to help turn around rundown garden

The Streets Ahead team get stuck in and help to transform Steel Inn gardens

1 June 2016 Between 1 and 12 June 2016, Volunteers’ Week celebrates the fantastic contribution millions of volunteers make across the UK. This is also true of Amey, who carry out works under the Streets Ahead contract on behalf Sheffield City Council. They encourage their employees to give back to the communities they’re working in all year round. Every single ...

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