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Noisy neighbours fined and face eviction

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28 September 2017 Three Sheffield women have each been handed a £976 court bill for making too much noise, and now face eviction from their council homes. The separate cases involved complaints about loud music, shouting, parties and other noise, with problems going back two years in two cases. Previous warnings and noise abatement notices had been ignored in all ...

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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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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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Pet owner brought before court due to noisy dog

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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Noisy council tenant loses eviction battle

An anti-social tenant whose noisy behaviour made his neighbours’ lives a misery has lost his home. Garry Hurt, 52, of 45 Challoner Way, Westfield, Sheffield, had repeatedly ignored warnings to keep the noise down in his flat, which is part of a communal block. In 2009 he was issued with a Court Order for not paying rent. Although he paid ...

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