Posts Tagged ‘offences’

Company and director to pay over £30,000 for waste offences

Comments Off | 03-30-2016

D Jordan Road Brush Hire Ltd, of Cockshot Farm, Cockshot Lane, Dormston, Worcester was sentenced for 2 offences of storage, treatment and the disposal of waste without an environmental permit. The company was fined £6,660 and ordered to pay costs of £9,767.75 and a victim surcharge of £120. It was also

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Fine of £17,469.50 for fisheries offences in case brought by MMO

Comments Off | 02-25-2016

Ocean Rover Limited were represented by the company director, Mr Kenneth Liddell and Mr Gerry Lafferty – the owner and master of the Ocean Rover (SN2) fishing vessel.
Vessel master, Gerry Lafferty, pleaded not guilty to the offences and will next appear in Crown Court on 18 March 2016.
Vessel owner Kenneth Liddell pleaded guilty to five

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£800,000 investment for cycling and tourism in Yorkshire

Comments Off | 02-22-2015

Yorkshire will get £800,000 to help market the inaugural Tour de Yorkshire to international visitors and build new cycling facilities in the region, the Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg announced today.
£300,000 of funding will be invested by Welcome to Yorkshire on international marketing to promote the Tour de Yorkshire and the region generally to overseas

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Thames Water fined £220,000 for river pollution in Surrey

Comments Off | 02-22-2015

In a case brought by the Environment Agency, Thames Water Utilities Limited (Thames Water) were fined £220,000 and ordered to pay costs of £27,500 at Guildford Crown Court on 16 February for polluting the River Blackwater, a tributary of the River Loddon in Surrey.
Thames Water was found guilty of breaching its environmental permit by allowing

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Norfolk company fined almost £1 per illegal tonne

Comments Off | 11-22-2014

Norwich Crown Court also ordered the company to pay full Environment Agency costs of £4,718.
Mrs Anne-Lise McDonald, prosecuting for the Agency, said offences came to light when a member of the public complained that soil contaminated with plastics, insulation foam, metals, cables and household waste had been deposited on fields off West Dereham Road near

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Two Doncaster men jailed and £200,000 seized in illegal waste case

Comments Off | 05-17-2014

The offences relate to illegal waste activities that occurred between 2008 and 2010 at Middleton Quarry, Pollington and then at Wroot Road, Doncaster.
Phillip Slingsby, aged 42, was sentenced to a term of 12 months imprisonment, ordered to pay a contribution towards prosecution costs of £20,000 and disqualified as a director for 6 years. He was

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