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Shisha café staff fined over indoor smoking

Shisha pipe in the Dubai Café, London Road

25 August 2017 Staff and the owner of a Sheffield shisha café have been ordered to pay out more than £2,500 by the courts after allowing smoking inside the premises. Rasouli Miri and Zana Rashid Ali, both employees of the Dubai Café in London Road, were charged with failing to prevent smoking in a smoke-free place, contrary to section 8 ...

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Litter louts ordered to pay out almost £8,000

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13 June 2017 Litter louts who dropped rubbish on the streets of Sheffield have been taken to court once again – and ordered to pay out a total of almost £8,000. Sheffield City Council’s Environmental Protection Service has successfully prosecuted a further 21 people for littering. Each of them were caught dropping litter on the street and offered the opportunity ...

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More litter louts fined by the courts

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19 May 2017 A further six people were ordered to pay out more than £2,000 in court last week, after being caught dropping litter in the streets. Each person was offered the opportunity to pay a fixed penalty at the time of the offence but they declined to do so, and so were prosecuted. During the last 12 months, Enforcement ...

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Older people enjoy internet safety session as part of Not Born Yesterday campaign

Kathleen Mysberg and a friend enjoy the online safety session

30 March 2017 A 100-year-old “silver surfer” was among those who enjoyed an internet safety session, in a bid to give pensioners more confidence in using computers and increase their safety online. The event, run by undergraduate Computer Information and Security student Rob Lister and organised in conjunction with Sheffield Hallam University and Age UK Sheffield, was part of Sheffield ...

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Farmer fined for animal cruelty

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15 March 2017 A farmer was fined by the courts yesterday (Tuesday 14 March) after being successfully prosecuted by Sheffield City Council’s Environmental Protection Service for transporting a cow that was not fit for transport. A report had been received from the veterinary officer working at Woolley Brothers slaughterhouse in Rother Valley Way, Sheffield, about a cow that had arrived ...

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Construction company hit with large fine for waste offence

Waste found dumped at Skye Edge

1 March 2017 A construction firm has been ordered to pay out almost £4,000 after being successfully prosecuted by Sheffield City Council’s Environmental Protection Service for irresponsibly disposing of waste. Yesterday’s court case came about after two loads of building waste were found by an officer from the Environmental Protection Service on land at Skye Edge field, off Manor Laithe Road. The ...

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Shop has licence revoked for selling illegal cigarettes and alcohol

Sheffield City Centre

10 February 2017 For the second time this week, Sheffield City Council has revoked the alcohol licence of a shop found to be selling illicit goods. Double Diamond, in Page Hall Road, was found to be selling illicit vodka and cigarettes, which hadn’t had duty paid and were lacking the correct labels. Members of the licensing sub-committee yesterday (Thursday 9 ...

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Licence revoked from shop for selling illicit cigarettes

Stas cigarettes

8 February 2017 A shop which was discovered to be selling illicit cigarettes and cigarettes to children has had its alcohol licence revoked by Sheffield City Council. Sta’s, in Main Road, Darnall, is therefore no longer licenced to sell alcohol. This will be a major loss in income for the shop and potentially affect any premises letting and sale value. ...

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Dog dirt-covered garden costs pet owner almost £2,000

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1 February 2017 A dog owner who allowed so much dog faeces to gather in his garden that it caused a statutory nuisance was fined almost £2,000 by magistrates yesterday (Tuesday 31 January). Sheffield City Council’s Environmental Protection Service successfully prosecuted William Cocking, of Limpsfield Road, Wincobank. He has now been ordered to pay out a total of £1,844 following ...

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More litter louts brought before the courts

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1 February 2017 Five people appeared in court yesterday after being caught dropping litter on the streets of Sheffield. Each of the people prosecuted by Sheffield City Council’s Environmental Protection Service was offered the opportunity to pay a fixed penalty but declined to do so – and so were prosecuted for the offence. During the last 12 months, environmental enforcement ...

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Magistrates dish out fines for waste offences

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17 January 2017 FLY-tippers who illegally disposed of waste in Sheffield have been ordered to pay out almost £1,800 after being caught in the act and brought before magistrates today. Zoltan Goman, aged 25, of Alma Road, Rotherham, was seen by a hawk-eyed member of the public tipping waste from a van on land at Vicarage Road in Attercliffe. A ...

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Irresponsible pet owner fined for failing to microchip dog

23 November 2016 A DOG owner has been ordered to pay out more than £630 after failing to get her pet microchipped. When it came to the council’s attention that her dog was not chipped, Sarah Hewitt, 38, of Winn Grove in Sheffield, was asked to get the animal microchipped. She was served a legal notice by Sheffield City Council’s ...

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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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