Archive by category Community Protection

Big bill for phone repair shop’s illegal waste disposal

Big bill for phone repair shop’s illegal waste disposal

A phone repair shop boss has been fined over £1,300 after admitting his firm failed to make proper arrangements to dispose of commercial waste that was found dumped on an allotment. Community Protection Officers found fly-tipped items on land in Bobbersmill which included marked packaging, flyers, mail and customer till receipts that could be traced […]

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Landlord’s flat clearance for prospective tenants results in £2,200 fine

Landlord’s flat clearance for prospective tenants results in £2,200 fine

Blocking a pavement with dumped household items including a sofa, mattresses and rugs before showing prospective tenants around a flat has resulted in a fine of over £2,200 for a Nottingham landlord. Mr Afzal Azad, of Bakersfield  pleaded guilty at Nottingham Magistrates court on Wednesday 26 April to one offence of fly-tipping in August last […]

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Waste failures land carpet shop owner with hefty legal bill

Waste failures land carpet shop owner with hefty legal bill

A carpet shop owner has been landed with a £1,785 legal bill after Nottingham City Council prosecuted him for failing to dispose of business waste properly. The council acted on information it received that Gary Cooper, proprietor of the One Stop Carpet shop, Nuthall Road, Nottingham, was not disposing of the waste from his business […]

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Home-grown cannabis leads to eviction

Home-grown cannabis leads to eviction

A man has been evicted from his home after growing cannabis there. Reece Frazer, 27, of Milverton Road, Bestwood Park, Nottingham, was evicted by Nottingham City Council and Nottingham City Homes on Wednesday 8 February . This followed a successful application to Nottingham County Court for possession of his property on 8 December. Mr Frazer had used […]

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Blueprint launched for better taxis in Nottingham

Blueprint launched for better taxis in Nottingham

Modern, safe and customer-focused taxi services for Nottingham are the aim of a new strategy being launched by the City Council. Following millions of pounds of investment, Nottingham’s integrated transport system is among the best in the UK, with award-winning bus and tram services, quality cycle routes and cycle hire, pollution-busting vehicles and major investment […]

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Persistent beggar banned from Nottingham city centre after breaching CRASBO 15 times

Persistent beggar banned from Nottingham city centre after breaching CRASBO 15 times

A persistent beggar has been jailed and banned from Nottingham city centre after he breached a Criminal Anti-Social Behaviour Order (CRASBO) fifteen times. Darren Walker, aged 42, no fixed abode, also received a ten-month custodial sentence, four months of which had already been served on remand, when he appeared at Nottingham Crown Court on January […]

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St Ann’s tenant evicted for anti-social behaviour

St Ann’s tenant evicted for anti-social behaviour

A tenant has been evicted from a property in St Ann’s following repeated incidents of noise nuisance, threats to residents, racial abuse and criminal damage over a prolonged period of time. In September 2013 the tenant gave an Undertaking to the County Court to behave after allegations had been made concerning noise nuisance and verbal […]

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Rogue odd-job man defrauds bedbound pensioner of thousands of pounds

Rogue odd-job man defrauds bedbound pensioner of thousands of pounds

A rogue odd-job man who conned an elderly, bed-ridden woman out of thousands of pounds has pleaded guilty to fraud following a Nottingham Trading Standards investigation. William Bower, aged 38, of Tolney Lane, Newark, weaselled his way into the life of the 76-year-old woman, who lives alone in Nottingham, falsely claiming that he had carried […]

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