Stories 3 April 2018 Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/stories-43521810 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel In 1939, the newly established Penguin Books published six guides to various English counties, complete with touring maps, aimed at the middle-class motorist. Emma Jane Kirby has been driving around the UK with those first-edition … [Read more...] about How much has the Lake District changed in 80 years?
Here is the latest round-up of some of the cases at Blackpool Magistrates Court. READ MORE: Monday's round-up of cases at Blackpool Magistrates Court 02-04-18 Daniel Morrisey-Hill, 20, failure to comply with community orderA zoo worker was described as drowning under the number of appointments given to him by the probation service.Daniel Morrisey-Hill, 20, of Eaves Street, North Shore, pleaded guilty to failing to comply with a community order.He was sentenced to a 12 month community order with up to 35 days rehabilitation to be supervised by the probation service.Cheryl Crawford, prosecuting, said Morrisey-Hill had been sentenced originally to a 12 month community order with 20 days supervision and 60 hours unpaid work for the community for an offence of assault.He had failed to keep appointments made for him by his probation officer on December 12 and February 2.It was his third breach of the order.Martin Hillson, defending, told magistrates: “He has been drowning with the … [Read more...] about Blackpool: From the courts 04-04-18
A FAMILY-run clothing shop which has been in Mirfield for 26 years is closing down after one of the town's high schools took its business elsewhere. Natasha’s, in Huddersfield Road, started a campaign early last year after the Mirfield Free Grammar School refused to give it the copyright on its new uniform.Biro Bhatt, who owns the shop, started a campaign against the school’s decision and collected 250 signatures from parents who wanted to continue using the shop to buy their children’s clothes.But the school refused to budge on the copyright and now Mrs Bhatt says she is to shut up shop later this month.She said: “Losing the copyright was a big blow for me. I’ve been here 19 years since I took over from the owner of the Dewsbury shop, who was here for seven years.“I am 56 and I would have liked to keep it going for another four years, but I’m hardly making ends meet. So I thought ‘blow it’, I can’t keep doing this.”Mrs … [Read more...] about School uniforms shop has to close
The following offenders have recently been convicted of theft at Southern Derbyshire Magistrates' Court: Damars Bucin, 27, of Osmaston Park Road, Derby, was handed a four-week community order, with curfew, and was ordered to pay £85 costs and an £85 victim surcharge for three counts of shoplifting, all in Derby, on December 13. No compensation was ordered because the goods were all recovered. Balraj Ghajminger, 27, of Becket Street, Derby, was handed a 12-month community order and was ordered to pay £12 compensation, £85 costs and an £85 victim surcharge for stealing a bottle of Baileys from Tesco Metro in St Peter's Street, Derby, on November 22 and for stealing a razor from Superdrug in the Corn Market, Derby, on November 9. Gareth Cartwright, 34, of Michelle Close, Stenson Fields, was jailed for seven weeks and was ordered to pay a £115 victim surcharge for two counts of shoplifting in Derby on December 1 and 5. Rose Doyle, 26, of Russell Street, Derby, … [Read more...] about Thirty thieves named and shamed
Here is the latest round-up of some of the cases at Blackpool Magistrates Court. READ MORE: Wednesday's round-up of cases at Blackpool Magistrates Court 28-03-18 Clare Gough, 37, theftA woman accused of stealing cash from her workplace has had the first hearing of her case at court.Clare Gough, 37, of Grasmere Road, Blackpool, is charged with the theft of £589 from Blackpool’s Doric Hotel between May 26 and 28 last year.She was not present at court and her case was adjourned.Jane Smith, 54, breach of Criminal Behaviour OrderA woman accused of illegally phoning the police and ambulance service has had the first hearing of her case at court.Jane Smith, 54, of Withnell Road, South Shore, is charged with breaching a Criminal Behaviour Order by calling Lancashire police and the North West Ambulance Service on March 2 this year.Smith was not present at the hearing and the court was told she was ill.Her case was adjourned and she was bailed.Sharon Foster, 45, fraudA woman defrauded … [Read more...] about Blackpool: From the courts 29-03-16