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Council awaiting green light from Government for private rented property licensing scheme

Council awaiting green light from Government for private rented property licensing scheme

A proposal to introduce a new licensing scheme for privately rented homes in Nottingham has now been formally submitted to the Secretary State for the Department for Communities and Local Government for confirmation. Recently, the Secretary of State approved the London Borough of Newham’s selective licensing proposal and the City Council is looking forward to […]

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Nottingham shop at centre of illegal tobacco sales ordered to close

Nottingham shop at centre of illegal tobacco sales ordered to close

A Nottingham shop behind the sale of almost £35,000 of illegal tobacco has been ordered to close for three months by Nottingham City Magistrates. The outcome at court today – believed to be the first of its kind in the country – could see other shops dealing in illegal tobacco closed down through action by […]

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Nottingham man arrested for suspected trafficking  

Nottingham man arrested for suspected trafficking   

  GLAA investigators arrested a man in Nottingham this morning in connection with an alleged Modern Slavery offence of human trafficking for labour exploitation. The 50-year-old Romanian national was apprehended early this morning (Monday) at an address in the Radford area of the city following a joint operation with Nottingham City Council’s Safer Housing Team […]

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Prolific city centre beggar receives a three-year Criminal Behaviour Order

Prolific city centre beggar receives a three-year Criminal Behaviour Order

A prolific city beggar has received a three-year Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO), which prohibits her from begging in Nottingham city centre. Charlene Wright, aged 32, of London Road, was sentenced on 30 November in her absence and was found guilty of further begging incidents and was issued with a fine of £80. The Magistrate also issued […]

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