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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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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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