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News in brief - 07/07/14

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A round-up of stories from across Lancashire.

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Pub’s proposals

A PRESTON pub has submitted an advertisement application, as well as listed building consent, to display new signs and lanterns.

The plans relate to the Moor Park Hotel on Garstang Road.

Blood donations

BLOOD donation sessions are due to be held at Our Lady and St Edward’s Church on Marlborough Drive in Fulwood on July 31.

Grass fires

FIREFIGHTERS were called to several small grass fires deliberately lit in the Halstead Road area of Preston on Saturday, around 7pm.

Glam and glitz evening

A LADIES’ evening of glam and glitz will be held on Thursday to raise money for The Legacy Rainbow House.

There will be demonstrations including a mini fashion show, flower arranging and fitness, plus stalls offering a range of items.

The evening starts at 6.30pm at The Plaza, at Park Hall, Charnock Richard.

Tickets cost £5 and include a beauty goodie bag on arrival.

To book, call 01704 823276 or email h.scholes@thelegacy-rainbowhouse.com.

In the dock

Petrol frauds: man in court

A MAN has indicated guilty pleas to a string of Lancashire petrol station frauds.

Shahid Hussain Khan, 21, of Clifford Street, Rochdale, stuck twice at Preston, once in Lancaster, and once on Kendal in February and on each occasion tried to fraudulently use a credit card to pay for goods.

The case was committed by Preston magistrates to St Alban’s Crown Court in Hertfordshire for sentence later this month.

Man stole pallet

A MAN who stole a pallet worth £394 from the Garden and Home Trading company in Preston has been given a 12-month conditional discharge.

Wesley Dean Littlechild, 33, of Slaidburn Place, Ribbleton, Preston, must pay a £15 surcharge, magistrates ruled.

He also admitted failing to surrender to custody.

Man who admits trespassing

A man who admits trespassing in a house to steal a £700 laptop, which he then tried to sell to a second hand shop, is to be sentenced at Preston Crown Court.

Callum Wilson, 18, of Hampden Road, Leyland, admitted the offences, which happened in May, to Preston Magistrates which committed the case.

He will appear on July 29.

Court snaps

Mark Daniel Bird, 32, of Fylde Road, Preston, admits assaulting a woman and causing between £300 and £400 damage to furniture in her home.

He was given a two-year restraining order by Preston Magistrates Court, and the bench ruled he must pay a total of £300 compensation.

Eli John James, 47, of no fixed abode, admitted breaching his anti-social behaviour order by using abusive language on June 25.

Preston Magistrates gave him a six month conditional discharge.

Angela Craigie, 39 of Newark Place, Ashton-on-Ribble, Preston, has been jailed for four months after admitting a string of three shop thefts including £40 of meat and chocolate from a supermarket and £76 of dog fashion items from a pet store.

Preston Magistrates Court said she “had a flagrant disregard for court orders”.

Tibor Banfi, 39, of West Cliff, Preston, is to appear before Preston Crown Court after being charged with four counts of possessing indecent images of children, and a further eight of making indecent images.

He will appear on September 30 for a plea and case management hearing.

Yasghandra Khathrani, 61, of Brackenbury Road, Preston, was given a restraining order by magistrates after admitting assault and must pay a £225 fine, £100 compensation, £22 surcharge and £300 costs.

Brittany Miller, 19, of Wood Green, Leyland, must pay a £55 fine, £100 compensation, £20 surcharge and £85 costs after admitting assaulting a woman.

Lisa Rainford, 33, of Stanley Grove, Penwortham, was found guilty of two counts of failing to keep a dog on a lead in a controlled area and must pay a £55 fine, £150 costs and £20 surcharge.

Craig Adam Burke, 28, of Layton Road, Ashton-on-Ribble, Preston, admits possessing cannabis and must pay a £70 fine, £20 surcharge and £85 costs.

Lee Thomas Higham, 31, of Barry Avenue, Ingol, Preston, admits stealing sweets and drinks and was given a 12 month conditional discharge but must pay a £15 surcharge.

Emma Louise Cavies, 31, of Skeffington Road, Deepdale, Preston, must pay £100 compensation and £85 costs after admitting damaging a man’s car.

Jessica Duckworth, 18, of Liverpool New Road, Preston, admits driving without due care and attention, with excess alcohol, and must pay a £240 fine, £24 surcharge, £85 costs and observe a 22 month ban.

Stuart Lister, 30, of Railway Road, Chorley, admits assaulting a man and must do 100 hours unpaid work, and pay £200 compensation, a £60 surcharge, and £85 costs.

Paul Lister, 59, of Alpine Road, Chorley, admits assaulting a man and must do 100 hours unpaid work, and pay £200 compensation, a £60 surcharge, and £85 costs.

Christopher David Brand, 28, of The Old Stables, Oakenclough, Preston, admits driving without due care and attention, with excess alcohol, and must pay a £300 fine, £30 surcharge, £85 costs and observe a 20 month ban.

Christopher Black, 28, of Lockhart Road, Preston, was fined £50 after admitting using threatening behaviour.

 

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