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Sheffield man fined £1,900 for selling illegally imported puppies

Sheffield City Council has prosecuted a Sheffield resident for selling puppies that were illegally imported from abroad. Sandor Juhasz-Vedres, 56, of Castledale Grove, Manor pleaded guilty at Sheffield Magistrates’ Court on Thursday 5 May 2016 to bringing dogs into the country without the correct health certificate, and without notifying the appropriate Government department that they were being imported. He also ...

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Fly-tipper ordered to pay £351

Waste found on Rivelin Valley Road

22 April 2016 A man has been ordered to pay out £351 in fines and costs by magistrates in Sheffield, after being taken to court by Sheffield City Council for fly-tipping waste. Darren Butterworth, 38, of Buchanan Road in Sheffield, appeared before Sheffield Magistrates Court on the afternoon of Thursday 21 April, charged with fly tipping waste. The case against ...

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Free fruit trees given to council tenants

Angus Hunter, Community Forestry Officer with the fruit trees

20 April 2016 A council scheme to help people eat healthy food has seen fruit trees promised to council tenants in a free give-away. Thirty people signed up to receive a free cherry or plum tree within just two hours after they were made available. The trees are dwarf trees suitable for balconies or small gardens and will be given ...

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Air Quality – What you do makes a difference

AirAware-vehicleemissions

Tuesday 29 March 2016 People across Sheffield are being encouraged to make small changes to make a big difference to the air we breathe. Did you know that walking or cycling once a week instead of driving could cut air pollution by up to 20 percent, you can’t always see or smell harmful vehicle emissions, and pollution levels are higher ...

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Western Bank Bridge to benefit from strengthening works

23 March 2016 Western Bank Bridge a major road into Sheffield city centre which cuts through the University of Sheffield campus and forms a pedestrian concourse link, is to undergo a six-month strengthening project through the Streets Ahead project. Work will begin on Tuesday 29th March and lane closures will be in place during the night for the first two ...

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Think: Pick up after your dog

Reflective dog Fouling signs for the Clean Sheffield campaign

22 March 2016 The Clean Sheffield campaign is working alongside the national organisation Keep Britain Tidy, in an attempt to reduce dog fouling across Sheffield. To encourage all residents and visitors to pick up after their dogs, innovative dog fouling signs have been put up in the city’s parks, housing land and streets. The innovative signs, which have been trialled ...

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Council brings litter louts to justice of £9,500

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Friday 4 March 2016 Sheffield Council’s Environmental Protection Service has prosecuted a further 25 people for littering in the city. Each person was offered the opportunity to pay a £75 Fixed Penalty but declined to do so, and so were taken to court and prosecuted for the offence, with the total coming to £9581.33. Two people who distributed free literature in ...

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Interactive map shows Streets Ahead tree planting

Streets Ahead Street Tree Map

03 March 2016 Over 3,000 street trees have been planted across Sheffield since August 2012 as part of the Streets Ahead project. This is on top of the 50,000 trees that have also been planted by the Council in parks and woodlands. To help residents to pinpoint the location of the new trees and find out more about the species ...

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Pig killing costs Sheffield man £1,000

26 February 2016 A Sheffield man who arranged for a pig to be illegally killed was fined a total of £1,125 by magistrates in Sheffield, after being taken to court by Sheffield City Council. The Council’s Environmental Protection Service investigated after a report of a pig being moved was received. Jose Carlos Dos Santos, (43) of Fox Street, Sheffield, told ...

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Sheffield Bus Partnership statement

Young people aged 16 to 18 can now apply for a bus travel pass.

29 February 2016 The following is a statement from Councillor Terry Fox, Sheffield City Council’s Cabinet Member for Environment and Transport, following today’s Sheffield Bus Partnership meeting in the Town Hall: “I am very grateful to all those who submitted questions and attended today’s meeting. We have noted all the comments and will be discussing them at a full meeting ...

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Dropped cigarette end results in £430 fine

Sheffield City Centre

29 February 2016 A dropped cigarette end has cost a Portsmouth man £430 in fines and costs. Steven Ferrie (42) of The Avenue, Gosport, Portsmouth, was seen by an officer from Sheffield City Council’s Environmental Protection Service dropping a cigarette end on Pinfold Street in Sheffield city centre. Mr Ferrie was approached by the officer and a Fixed Penalty Notice ...

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Rogue traders have to stump up £2,400

Sheffield Town Hall

17 February 2016 Two rogue traders in Sheffield had to find over £2,400 for their dodgy workmanship as the City Council warned residents to be extra careful when approached by ‘cold callers’ on their doorsteps. Sheffield’s Trading Standards team is warning local people to be on their guard against rogue traders calling door to door offering roofing or other building ...

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Over one hundred Traffic Signal Junctions benefit from new technology

New innovative pedestrian crossing

17th February 2016 Over 100 traffic signal junctions and pedestrian crossings across the city have benefitted from upgrades and innovative new technology, thanks to the Streets Ahead project. The new traffic signals with pedestrian crossing facilities can now monitor how long it is taking for a pedestrian to cross the road and make sure that the green man displays for ...

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Raid on shop selling ‘legal highs’

The seized illicit cigarettes and New Psychoactive Substances or NPS.

Tuesday 9 February 2016 COUNCIL and police officers have seized so called legal highs after raiding a shop last week. In a joint operation, Sheffield City Council’s Trading Standards Officers and South Yorkshire Police Officers raided a store selling illicit cigarettes and New Psychoactive Substances or NPS. Organised by Sheffield New Psychoactive Substances (NPS) Working Group, the search saw the ...

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