Archive by category Community Protection

Nottingham City Trading Standards and Nottinghamshire Police join forces for Operation Rogue Trader

Nottingham City Trading Standards and Nottinghamshire Police join forces for Operation Rogue Trader

Conmen and aggressive doorstep sellers were targeted during a major crackdown as part of Operation Rogue Trader. Officers from Nottingham City Council’s Trading Standards team led a week of activity to crack down on rogue traders and raise awareness of the dangers linked to hiring cold-callers. As part of the week of action (8-12 October), […]

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Problem hotel closed for three more months

Problem hotel closed for three more months

The City Council, working with Nottinghamshire Police, has secured a further three-month closure order at The Stage Hotel on Gregory Boulevard, following a successful court application. The Stage Hotel was initially served with a closure order by the City Council’s Community Protection team on June 29, which expires tomorrow (September 29). The order granted today […]

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Warning to students over impact of noisy late-night parties

Warning to students over impact of noisy late-night parties

Students in Nottingham arriving for the new university term have been reminded not to throw parties which impact on their neighbours. In previous years, Nottingham City Council’s Community Protection officers have dealt with numerous late-night house parties, mostly in student households, where unacceptable levels of noise and anti-social behaviour caused a serious nuisance to local […]

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Problem property closed down by council

Problem property closed down by council

A property that was the focus for drug dealing and taking and other illegal and anti-social activity has been closed down following action by the City Council. Teams within the council’s Community Protection section – including the Safer Housing team, Neighbourhood Management, Anti-Social Behaviour Team, Community Protection Officers and  Street Scene – worked with Nottinghamshire […]

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Trading Standards continuing to take the fight to the fraudsters

Trading Standards continuing to take the fight to the fraudsters

Trading Standards officers have revealed that they face a ‘constant battle’ to stay ahead of con artists who cost victims in the UK more than £5 billion a year. Teams who work within Nottingham City Council’s Community Protection department carry out visits to people who have been targeted in scams. These are victims who have […]

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Clifton man sentenced for continuing to threaten and intimidate his neighbour

Clifton man sentenced for continuing to threaten and intimidate his neighbour

A Clifton man has been given a suspended prison sentence after breaching an anti-social behaviour injunction three times. Forty-six year-old Ashley Smith, of Florey Walk, Clifton, was originally given the injunction for intimidating and threatening violence against his neighbour. Mr Smith, who is a Nottingham City Homes tenant, originally appeared at Nottingham Magistrates court in […]

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Council issues safety advice about bouncy castles

Council issues safety advice about bouncy castles

Nottingham City Council has produced safety guidance for people using, hiring or supplying bouncy castles and other inflatable play equipment, following a number of tragic and serious accidents nationally. Environmental Health Officers have produced advice for: Users on ‘How to spot a well-run bouncy castle’ Event organisers on ‘What to look for in a safe […]

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Licensing and deposit problems see Nottingham landlord fined £1,750

Licensing and deposit problems see Nottingham landlord fined £1,750

A Sneinton landlord has been fined £1,750 after a number of issues were raised by his tenant. Shafaqat Ali Sadiq, aged 41, of Vicarage Avenue, Derby, was found guilty at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court on Friday 27 July of aggressive practices, failing to protect a tenancy deposit and operating a House of Multiple Occupation without a […]

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