A hoaxer has been banned from having a landline telephone for two years for falsely claiming there were bombs at police and fire stations. Tracey Stockings, 40, told Humberside Police and Humberside Fire and Rescue Service there were bombs in their premises on June 25 last year. She also made "grossly offensive" 999 calls and used a public communications network to send messages that were "grossly offensive or of an indecent, obscene or menacing character". Stockings, of Stepney Court, Stepney Grove, Bridlington, admitted four offences under the Communications Act 2003, two under the Criminal Law Act 1977, and one offence under the Malicious Communications Act 1988 when she appeared at Beverley Magistrates' Court last month. WATCH who was jailed last month She also admitted breaching a suspended sentence, imposed at the same court on July 4 last year for assault and malicious communication. Stockings was sentenced to a 26-week prison sentence, suspended for 12 months, and was made … [Read more...] about Sick bomb hoaxer who targeted police and fire crews avoids jail
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Police and fire service deal with 'incident' at Craigavon Hospital BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Police and the fire service attended the scene of an "incident" at the Craigavon Area Hospital site on Wednesday morning. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/police-and-fire-service-deal-with-incident-at-craigavon-hospital-37717548.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/incoming/article37717549.ece/2b7a1/AUTOCROP/h342/craigavonhospital3.jpg Email Police and the fire service attended the scene of an "incident" at the Craigavon Area Hospital site on Wednesday morning. The Southern Health and Social Care Trust (SHSCT) confirmed that emergency services were at the scene. Traffic restrictions were in place until the incident was dealt with. A SHSCT spokesperson apologised for any disrutption. Belfast Telegraph Digital … [Read more...] about Police and fire service deal with ‘incident’ at Craigavon Hospital
PUBLISHED: 19:00 02 January 2019 Fraser Whieldon Fire crew members at St Alban Fire Station are presented with ‘thank-you’ cupcakes on Christmas Day 2018 by the Sturgess family - (left to right): Yeshaya (7), Temima (5), and Leah-Orah (10). Archant Children from St Albans Synagogue decorated cakes and delivered them to police and fire stations on Christmas Day. At Hatfield Police Station, an officer accepts a delivery of ‘thank-you’ cupcakes on Christmas Day from the Sturgess family (left to right): Leah-Orah (10), Temima (5) and Yeshaya (7).The three eldest children of Rabbi Daniel Sturgess, the synagogue’s minister, brought the treats to St Albans fire station and Hatfield police station, with illustrated notes expressing their thanks.Rabbi Sturgess said: “Many of us have enjoyed time away from our usual routines during the holidays, and many of us will have taken the opportunity to spend time with friends and … [Read more...] about St Albans children deliver cakes to police and fire stations on Christmas Day
North Yorkshire residents still have a chance to have their say over how much they would be willing to pay for policing and fire services. The office for the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner is asking North Yorkshire residents how much they are willing to pay in their council tax bill in a survey which launched earlier this month. The survey runs until January 20 and will help determine the charge, or precept, for the 2019/2020 financial year.Feline lonely this Christmas - homeless pets make festive pleaJulia Mulligan, North Yorkshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner, said: “Policing continues to evolve in North Yorkshire as it responds to the changing nature of crime and demands on our police service. This county remains the safest place in England, but we are facing a series of challenges – from a greater focus on complex crimes like child sexual exploitation and domestic abuse, to the need to invest more in tackling offences that blight our rural communities, and … [Read more...] about North Yorkshire police and fire service: How much would you be prepared to pay?
Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner Julia Mulligan is asking North Yorkshire residents how much they are willing to pay in their council tax bill for North Yorkshire Police and North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service. Setting the charge known as the precept for 2019/20 is part of Julia’s role. She has consulted on the policing precept since she became the Commissioner in 2012 but is consulting on the fire and rescue service precept for the first time this year, following transfer of governance.The survey, which will be carried out by telephone to a representative sample, and online where any resident can have their say, is under way and will remain open until January 18.Residents will be asked how much they would be prepared to pay per year in their council tax bill. The options reflect the government’s announcement on police funding.Julia is making a commitment that if the public were to support a precept rise for North Yorkshire Police, she would work with the Chief … [Read more...] about How much do you want to pay for police and fire and rescue services?