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Failure to declare leads to court

People claiming single person’s discount on their Council Tax are being warned to tell the council if someone moves in – or they could end up in court. The discount entitles people to 25 per cent off their Council Tax but failure to declare another person living with them could cost them time, money and […]

Noisy neighbour pays high price for nuisance

A noisy neighbour with an eclectic taste in music has been ordered to pay a total of £4,133.50, following a successful prosecution by Plymouth City Council. A 43 year-old woman from the North Prospect area of Plymouth was found guilty in her absence of eight breaches of a Noise Abatement Notice, given to her in February, […]

Suspended sentence for fake lippy seller

A man who sold fake MAC lipstick which had over 300 times the legal amount of lead in it has been prosecuted by Plymouth City Council’s Trading Standards. The fake lippy – called ‘Lady Danger’ – was one of a number of counterfeit goods sold by a 47 year-old man  on Ebay and Facebook. The man pleaded […]

Criminal behaviour order for fly-tipper

A 28-year-old who ran ‘a man and his van’ rubbish disposal service then fly-tipped in and around Plymouth has been given a suspended prison sentence and a three year criminal behaviour order. Liam Donaldson, currently of no fixed abode, pleaded guilty to a charge of fly-tipping on 26 August and one offence of obstructing the […]