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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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Pensioner ordered to pay out almost £1k for waste offence

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30 November 2015 A Mosborough pensioner has been ordered to pay out almost £1,000 in fines and costs by magistrates in Sheffield, after being taken to court by Sheffield City Council for his role in fly-tipping waste. Robert Dillon, 70, of Bridle Stile Close, appeared before Sheffield Magistrates Court on the afternoon of Friday 27 November, charged with one count ...

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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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Owner of noisy dog prosecuted by city council

Sheffield Town Hall

October 16 2015 The owner of a dog that caused a long-standing noise nuisance to neighbours has been prosecuted by Sheffield City Council. Clare Walker, 48, of Birch Tree Road in Stocksbridge, was found guilty in her absence by magistrates yesterday (Thursday 15 October) of breaching an abatement notice issued by the authority. Officers had been investigating the noise problem ...

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Consultation running on potential closure of public toilets

Sheffield Town Hall

Members of the public are being asked for their views on the proposed closure of five automated public toilets across Sheffield. At present, the toilets are only used an average of five times a day – and one of the facilities, in Birley Moor Road – was only used 357 times in the whole 2013/14 financial year. Councillor Isobel Bowler, ...

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Residents welcome flood alleviation scheme – video

Julie Greaves at Valley Cottages, Mosborough

Mosborough resident Julie Greaves has welcomed a new flood alleviation scheme which was officially launched today (Monday 21 September). Residents at the bottom of High Street in Mosborough have previously suffered with flooding due to a damaged culvert near their properties. And now, works are underway to replace the culvert with a new pipeline, in what is one of the first ...

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Flood alleviation scheme welcomed by Sheffield community

Flood and water manager at Sheffield City Council Jim Fletcher, Clive Betts MP, Cllr Tony Downing, Prof Colin Mellors - chairman of the Regional and Coastal Committee and Cllr David Barker.

A new flood alleviation scheme has been welcomed by a Sheffield community which has experienced severe flooding in the past. Residents at the bottom of High Street in Mosborough have suffered with flooding due to a damaged culvert near their properties. And now, works are underway to replace the culvert with a new pipeline, in what is one of the ...

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Council clampdown on littering results in fines of more than £11,000

Monday 27 April 2015 A total of 22 people who failed to pay a £75 fixed penalty notice for littering were brought before the courts. Sheffield City Council’s environmental protection service has issued more than 1,200 fixed penalty notices to those caught littering across the city during the last year. Most of these people chose to pay the £75. However, ...

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Consultation opens on city’s waste and recycling services

Wednesday 11 March 2015   Following approval of the 2015/16 budget last Friday, 6 March, people in Sheffield are now being asked to give their views on proposals for making savings to the city’s waste management services. Moving quickly after next year’s budget was agreed, Sheffield City Council is now asking for comments from residents on the options it has ...

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Have your say on the future of the Winter Maintenance Service

Residents, businesses and community groups are being encouraged to attend a drop-in session at the Town Hall to give their views about the future of the Winter Maintenance Service. The drop in sessions will be held on Wednesday 18th June from 6pm to 8pm and Thursday 19th June from 9am to 12 noon. These sessions are an opportunity for the ...

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Top 100 businesses access right support for continued growth

Sheffield based Birley Manufacturing, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers for interior environments and rail carriage equipment is aiming high with support from Creative Sheffield. The company, which has 92 employees based in Sheffield, was included on the London Stock Exchange Group’s 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain. To be included companies must demonstrate positive growth in revenue over the last ...

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