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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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Action to stop criminal activity in home

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10 February 2016 A council tenant narrowly missed being evicted after a former partner stored stolen goods and drugs in her home. Lynn Lockwood, aged 55, of Blackstock Road in Gleadless Valley, was given a two-year suspended possession order at Sheffield County Court on Friday, 5 February. This means she must stick to her tenancy conditions – which ban any criminal ...

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Anti-social tenant must improve behavior or lose home

8 January 2016 A tenant in Sheffield narrowly avoided being evicted from her council home earlier this week for anti-social behaviour. Sheffield City Council took her to court where she received a suspended possession order for the lifetime of her tenancy, which means she must improve her behaviour or will lose her home. Westfield tenant Winifred Connors, 51, of Birchwood ...

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Litterbugs ordered to pay out more than £8,000

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8 January 2016 A total of 23 people were brought before the courts by Sheffield City Council’s Environmental Protection Service yesterday (Thursday 7 January) after being caught littering in the city. Each person was offered the opportunity to pay a £75 Fixed Penalty Notice but declined to do so – and instead were brought before Sheffield Magistrates Court and prosecuted. ...

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Fly-tippers fined by magistrates

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27 November 2015   Officers from Sheffield City Council have brought a number of fly-tippers before the courts, in separate hearings yesterday (Thursday 26 November). Liam Butcher, aged 25, of Folds Crescent, Sheffield, was charged with four counts of fly-tipping and appeared before magistrates in Sheffield yesterday. This came after reports of fly-tipped waste in Sheffield were received by the ...

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Pet owner brought before court due to noisy dog

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27 November 2015 A pet owner has been fined by magistrates for breaching a noise abatement notice, after failing to stop his dog from barking loudly. Balasingham Sujanthan, aged 35, of Sandstone Road, Wincobank, first came to the attention of Sheffield City Council’s Environmental Protection Service in late 2013, when complaints were received about the unacceptably loud level of dog ...

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Page Hall letting agent prosecution

27 November 2015 Another victory was secured in court yesterday as Sheffield City Council continues its clampdown on rogue landlords. The latest case was against letting agents and showed the council is tackling bad agents just as much as individual landlords. Global Letting Property Management Ltd, whose Directors are Merban Younis, Zulfiqar Ali Khan and Mohammed Ali Suleman, have their ...

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Another unscrupulous landlord successfully prosecuted

Rotten rear door, leaking waste pipe and broken glass pane above door at one of the managed properties

20 November 2015 Sheffield’s clampdown on unscrupulous private landlords has been demonstrated once again through another successful court prosecution. Landlord John Mark Cashin, age 46, of Over Lane in Baslow, was ordered to pay £7,300 in fines and costs at Sheffield Magistrates Court yesterday (Thursday, 19 November). He was prosecuted by Sheffield City Council for multiple offences relating to four ...

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Tenants evicted using new anti-social behaviour powers

17 November 2015 A tenant who grew drugs and a tenant who made his neighbours’ lives a misery have been evicted from their council homes under new powers designed to tackle anti-social behaviour. Hade Delan, age 40 of Plowright Mount in Gleadless Valley, was found with 29 mature cannabis plants and 12 heat lamps at his home, with his electricity ...

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Private landlord fined for squalid housing

12 November 2015 A Sheffield landlord has been handed a stiff sentence after he failed to provide basic housing standards for his tenant. A District Judge sitting at Sheffield Magistrates Court yesterday (Wednesday November 11, 2015) handed out a total of £3,000 in fines and costs to experienced Sheffield landlord Mohammed Altaf Hussain, born 5.06.1941 of Devonshire Road in Dore ...

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Farmer given animal banning order

Walker was found guilty of offences relating to the treatment of sheep, goats and hens

10 November 2015   A local famer who failed to protect his animals from unnecessary suffering has been successfully prosecuted by Sheffield City Council. Stephen Walker, aged 64, of Midhurst Road in Sheffield had pleaded not guilty at Sheffield Magistrates Court to eight offences under the Animal Welfare Act 2006. But following a trial he was found guilty on Monday, ...

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