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Man prosecuted for storing illegal tobacco in a car

Man prosecuted for storing illegal tobacco in a car

A man was today found guilty of possessing illegal tobacco products by storing them in a car to evade detection by Trading Standards Officers. Osman Abdullah Hamarashid, 33, of Westbourne Road, Birmingham, received 120 hours of unpaid work and ordered to pay £200 costs and £85 victim surcharge at a trial at Nottingham Magistrates Court […]

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Rescue dogs get Very Important Pooches treatment with fake designer blankets

Rescue dogs get Very Important Pooches treatment with fake designer blankets

  Abandoned dogs will go from rags to riches when they get to snuggle up in blankets with top designer labels like Versace, Louis Vuitton and Chanel this winter. It’s hoped that the poor pooches won’t mind that they are fake brands seized by Nottingham City Council’s Trading Standards which were otherwise destined for the […]

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Nottingham introduces city-wide £70 fine for street drinkers

Nottingham introduces city-wide £70 fine for street drinkers

New Public Spaces Protection Orders (PSPOs) come into force on 20 October in Nottingham, providing Nottingham’s 100 Community Protection Officers (CPOs) with the powers they need to deal with street drinkers and keep the city safer. An existing network of DPPOs (Designated Public Place Order) already cover Nottingham, allowing authorised officers including CPOs to require […]

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Nottingham secures Purple Flag accreditation for eighth consecutive year

Nottingham secures Purple Flag accreditation for eighth consecutive year

Nottingham has secured Purple Flag accreditation for an eighth consecutive year. The Nottingham Business Improvement District (BID) is the main driving force behind the city securing Purple Flag accreditation, working in partnership with other organisations in the city.  These include Nottingham City Council, Nottinghamshire Police, Community Protection, the Crime and Drugs Partnership, the University of […]

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Two aggressive beggars receive Criminal Behaviour Orders

Two aggressive beggars receive Criminal Behaviour Orders

Two prolific city beggars have received Criminal Behaviour Orders (CBO), which prohibits them from begging in Nottingham city centre. Neil Jennison, aged 50, of no fixed abode appeared at Nottingham Magistrates Court on 30 August and was found guilty of using threatening words or behaviour towards two Community Protection Officers. Jennison received an 18 month […]

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Consumers warned to avoid rogue builders

Consumers warned to avoid rogue builders

Nottingham City Council Community Protection Trading Standards Service is warning householders to be on their guard against rogue builders. Householders may be making last minute improvements to their homes before winter sets in – and employing a builder can be a daunting experience no matter how big or small the project. As Nottingham Trading Standards […]

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