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Illegal tipper fined £772

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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

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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

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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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Streets Ahead ramp up bridge works next month

25 May 2016 Four of the city’s bridges are to undergo restoration and strengthening works starting in June as part of the Streets Ahead programme. Much-needed strengthening works will begin on Leppings Lane bridge in Hillsborough, on the North and South bridges at Kelham Island and on Weedon bridge at Carbrook. The Streets Ahead team will begin working on the ...

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What’s on your plate? Food allergies can be fatal

24 May 2016 Sheffield Trading Standards are reminding local food businesses that they must know and make clear what’s in the food they are serving. Sheffield Trading Standards Officers recently visited 29 premises to make sure they were complying with the regulations brought into force in December 2014 by the Food Standards Agency. 45% of these premises were found to ...

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Streets Ahead tree replacement programme resumes

Streets Ahead Tree Replacement Programme

16 May 2016 Sheffield’s street tree replacement programme is set to resume following the High Court’s decision which was received two weeks ago. The High Court found in favour of the Council on all points, reinforcing the Council’s legal duty to keep the highway in good repair. The programme is set to restart ensuring that Sheffield has street trees that ...

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Owners of 20 husky dogs fined over noise

13 May 2016 A couple have been fined more than £2,400 for ignoring a noise abatement notice issued by Sheffield City Council’s environmental protection service. Stephen and Lynette Hinchliffe, of Armitage Road, Sheffield, kept 20 Siberian huskies at their semi-detached house in Deepcar. In March last year neighbours complained about the noise from the dogs, which howled persistently. Neighbours said ...

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Fly-tippers fined almost £1,500 by magistrates

13 May 2016 TWO fly-tippers who dumped waste in Sheffield have been fined a total of almost £1,500 after being caught in the act and brought before magistrates. Lynda Peaker, of Scholes Lane, Rotherham, was spotted throwing a black bag of waste into the undergrowth at the side of Greaves Lane in Stannington. A witness made a note of the ...

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Fly-tipping – know the facts

11 May 2016 The Clean Sheffield campaign is calling on residents to understand what is fly-tipping and work together with the Council to help keep the city clean. The Council works hard to keep the city clean, with staff sweeping the streets, working in the City’s parks and across the Council’s housing estates. Despite these efforts, each year the Council ...

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