Archive by category Community Protection

Butcher prosecuted for fake fags sideline

Butcher prosecuted for fake fags sideline

A Nottingham butcher who planned to sell over £3,000 worth of illegal cigarettes and tobacco has been ordered to do 120 hours unpaid work by magistrates. John Hogg, aged 63, of Nottingham Road, Nuthall, appeared at Nottingham Magistrates Court today (Friday 9 November) after Nottingham City Trading Standards Officers inspected Hoggs Butchers on Woodside Road, […]

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Support and shelter available for the homeless in Nottingham again this winter

Support and shelter available for the homeless in Nottingham again this winter

Nottingham City Council and a range of partners have got measures in place to provide support and accommodation for people presenting as rough sleepers on the city’s streets this winter. Every year, the council leads a multi-agency group, including Framework Housing Association, Emmanuel House, hostels and local churches, to develop a cold weather plan which […]

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Nottingham joins calls for Government to do more to tackle nightmare homes

Nottingham joins calls for Government to do more to tackle nightmare homes

Nottingham City Council has joined calls for the national government to step up its protection of families in private rented properties. A joint investigation by The Guardian and ITV news has this week shone a spotlight on the extent of the problem of rogue landlords renting out unsafe properties to tenants. Nottingham City Council’s Safer […]

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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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