Leeds City Council - Archive (Prosecution)

2017
18
September
2017
A Bradford landlord who dumped his ex-tenant’s belongings outside their new home has been hit with a hefty fine of £4500. Dwaine Martin of Tunnicliffe Way, Bradford, was fined £3200 and ordered to pay costs of £1139 and a victim surcharge of £170 ...
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25
August
2017
Complaints about waste piling up in two Leeds gardens has resulted in two local residents being fined this week. Council officers had to step in when fed-up local people reported waste that had been accumulating in their gardens. Charlotte Dolphin...
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25
July
2017
A landlord who squeezed 11 tenants into a property only equipped for seven has been ordered to pay over £29,000 at Leeds Magistrates’ Court following a prosecution brought by Leeds City Council. Matthew Corrie from Edinburgh not only attempted to ...
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12
July
2017
The owners of a Harehills mini-market have been fined over £1600 for allowing their stinky bins to become a health hazard for members of the public. The directors of Abaseen Mini Market Ltd, Harehills Lane, Mohammed Tayyab and Zabit Khan were fine...
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22
February
2017
A Leeds city centre fast food outlet has been prosecuted for a second time in one month by Leeds City Council. Following a successful prosecution earlier this month which saw the former owner of Dixy Chicken on New Briggate, Aqueel Ahmed, fined fo...
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20
February
2017
A Leeds man who advertises ‘Man with a Van’ services on social media has been fined over £1700 for illegally dumping waste on a country lane, which he had been paid to dispose of. Christopher Brennan of Eastwood Drive, Swarcliffe, Leeds was fined ...
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2016
25
October
2016
A Leeds man has been fined for fined for failing to clear dog faeces, bags of rubbish and a fridge from his front yard after numerous requests from the council. Daniel Reynard of Flat 286A York Road, Leeds, was fined £220, ordered to pay costs of ...
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21
October
2016
Leeds City Council environmental action enforcement officers were not barking up the wrong tree when they prosecuted a Wetherby pet shop owner who failed to ensure he was managing and disposing of his business waste legally. Chris Jones of 7 Cross...
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30
August
2016
A Leeds shop has been fined after food safety inspectors found filthy and fly infested conditions. Manzoor Shah, who runs Rashid Brothers on Roundhay Road, was fined for food hygiene offences by magistrates last week. Shah was fined a total of ...
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29
July
2016
A business in Leeds city centre is counting the cost for failing to deal with their business waste properly. At a hearing at Leeds Magistrates yesterday (28 July) Convert2cash Limited of 51A New Briggate were fined £250, ordered to pay £1,000 cost...
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27
July
2016
A north Leeds takeaway owner has been fined after inspectors found filthy conditions in the kitchen. Owner of Adel Pizza on Otley Road, Hossein Izadi-Yazdi, was found guilty of various food hygiene offences by Leeds magistrates earlier this week. ...
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19
July
2016
A woman from Drighlington has been fined for letting people use her garden as an unofficial dumping ground. Carol Walker, Wakefield Road, Drighlington was fined £155 by Leeds magistrates today and must pay a £20 victim surcharge and £817 costs. ...
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14
July
2016
A former restaurant owner has been fined after officers found a complete disregard to food safety in his Morley premises. Raees Ali, who ran Amaan's Kitchen on Chapel Hill, Morley at the time of the inspection in February 2016, appeared before Lee...
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29
June
2016
Three Leeds residents have been fined a total £1,707 for failing to deal with waste in their gardens. During separate patrols in September, October and November 2015, environmental action officers found piles rubbish ranging from household waste, ...
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22
June
2016
A man has been fined for failing to clear mud from a road that subsequently caused an accident. David Rawlings of Home Farm, Featherbed Lane, Tadcaster was fined £150 and must pay a £20 victim surcharge and £729.97 costs. Rawlings pleaded guilt...
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15
June
2016
A Leeds hairdresser is counting the cost of failing to deal with their business waste properly. Carl Deacey, manager at Arena Hair Studio, Market Place, Wetherby was called before Leeds magistrates yesterday (Tuesday 14 June). Deacey was fined ...
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10
May
2016
A coffee shop in Hyde Park has been fined over £5,700 for a string of food safety failings. Azad Aziz, representing Coffee Mania Ltd, 62 Brudenell Road, pleaded guilty when he appeared before Leeds magistrates yesterday (Monday 9 May). Aziz was...
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10
May
2016
Recent prosecutions have highlighted the responsibilities of home owners to keep bin yards and properties in south Leeds clear of waste. In three separate cases environmental action officers issued warnings before serving community protection noti...
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20
April
2016
A Leeds landlord has been fined for renting out a flat the council and fire service deemed unsafe to live in. Hari Amedi, of Cross Flatts Grove, had previously pleaded not guilty but failed to appear before magistrates on Monday 18 April. Amedi wa...
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20
April
2016
Two residents from south Leeds are the latest to feel the full force of the council’s legal powers to tackle flytipping. A woman from Hunslet and a man from Belle Isle both appeared before Leeds magistrates on Monday 18 April for offences under se...
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08
April
2016
A woman from Swarcliffe has been fined for allowing waste to accumulate in her garden. Paige Blackman, Farndale View pleaded guilty when she appeared before Leeds magistrates on April 5 and was fined £200, given a 12 month conditional discharge an...
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23
March
2016
A takeaway found to have grease dripping down its walls has been fined for a string of food safety breaches. Asim Hussain, who operates Shaan Pizza on Harehills Road, appeared before magistrates earlier this week. Having pleaded guilty to three...
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22
March
2016
A man from Methley has been fined having been spotted dumping a mattress on the estate he lives on. Peter Blackburn of The Hollings, Methley pleaded guilty at Leeds magistrates court yesterday (21 March) and was fined £200, ordered to pay £300 cos...
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07
March
2016
The company that runs a local Leeds shop has been prosecuted for selling out of date food. Representatives of Winston Retail Limited, owners of Kasa, a convenience store and off licence on Dewsbury Road, failed to appear before Leeds magistrates l...
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12
February
2016
Drastic improvements have been made at a Leeds takeaway after safety inspectors took the owner to court for food hygiene failings. Naheed Amjum, operator of Royal Fisheries, Royal Park Road, appeared before Leeds magistrates on Monday 8 February f...
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04
February
2016
In two separate prosecutions this week, two Leeds women have been fined for failing to remove rubbish from their gardens. Jacqueline Honey, Lupton Avenue and Laura Massey, Copperfield Crescent, both failed to appear before magistrates on Monday 1 ...
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02
February
2016
The operator of a city centre buffet restaurant has been handed a bill of over £5,000 for filthy kitchen conditions. Lai Hong Cheong, director of OBM, New York Street, pleaded guilty to five food hygiene offences at Leeds magistrates court yesterd...
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12
January
2016
Food businesses must be registered with the local authority and keep hygiene standards up to scratch according to Leeds City Council after a takeaway was fined for filthy conditions. Leeds magistrates today fined Ali Arshad, director of Chiefs Chi...
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07
January
2016
The company that runs a Leeds city centre bar has been prosecuted for serious health and safety breaches that left a man fighting for his life. On 19 July 2014, David Caminal visited the New Conservatory, on Albion Place, where he was served and d...
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2015
15
December
2015
Anyone who witnesses flytipping incidents are being urged to come forward after a recent prosecution was secured from an eyewitness report. Andrew Hudson, St Andrews Drive, Featherstone, pleaded guilty to flytipping and was fined a total of £600 l...
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