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Business 19 Aug 2016

Man fined more than £5,000 for illegal use of land

A man who failed to obtain planning permission to use land for a car repairs business has been ordered to pay more than £5,000 after pleading guilty at Peterborough Magistrates' Court this week. Peterborough City Council prosecuted Imran...

Business 04 Aug 2016

Man fined for selling counterfeit cigarettes and tobacco

A man has been fined £1,000 and ordered to pay costs of the same amount after pleading guilty to selling counterfeit and illegal cigarettes and tobacco. Mohammedin Akbari of Euromix Food Store, 256 Lincoln Road, pleaded guilty to nine...

Business 29 Apr 2016

Landlord found guilty of harassment of tenant

A landlord who harassed a former tenant has been sentenced to a community order and told to pay £1,000. Mohammed Yousaf, 57, of Chestnut Avenue, Peterborough, was found guilty of one charge of harassment. Yesterday (Thursday 28 April...

Business 08 Mar 2016

Free workshops for city landlords

Peterborough City Council is offering free one day workshops for landlords to promote best practice in the private rented sector. Starting on March 22, the workshops are being funded from a sum of £112,500 secured by the council in January...