Posts Tagged ‘Council’

Drop Litter, Expect a £100 Fixed Penalty Notice

Town Centre enforcement rolled out to combat litter and unsocial-behavior in Colchester.   Preparations are underway for the Colchester Christmas Market this Sunday 9th December. Meanwhile Colchester Borough Council has announced it’s crackdown on littering and anti-social behaviour.   On Friday 7 and Saturday 8 December, a team of six enforcement officers from Artemis will…

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Colchester Landlords prepare for changes to Licensing

Colchester Landlords HMO's

Landlords of shared accommodation are being urged to familiarise themselves with the upcoming changes to the licensing of Houses of Multiple Occupation.   At present, a HMO licence is only required if the house is three or more storeys high, however, under new national legislation, from 1 October all shared accommodation (including flats) in the…

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£1300 fines for speeding Jet skiers in Brightlingsea

Two jet-skiers have been fined by Chelmsford magistrates for breaking marked speed limits on the waters around Brightlingsea, Mersea Island and the River Colne.   Magistrates heard how Kyle Doherty and Joseph Doherty, who were both piloting jet skis and carrying passengers, were in breach of Byelaw 3 of the Harbour of Colchester Byelaws. On…

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