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Hear today, gone tomorrow? 

Hear today, gone tomorrow? 

Students in Nottingham are putting their hearing at risk by playing music on personal stereos too loudly, according to City Council Environmental Health Officers. The warning comes after officers surveyed students at the University of Nottingham on Wednesday 24 May as part of National Noise Awareness Week. They measured the decibel levels produced by the […]

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Three year ban for persistent beggar

Three year ban for persistent beggar

A persistent beggar has been banned from begging anywhere in Nottingham for the next three years following numerous complaints about his abusive and threatening behaviour. Nathan Jackson, aged 27, of no fixed abode, has been a regular sight on the streets of the city centre since 2015, approaching passers-by for cash. These incidents have happened […]

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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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