News in brief - 14/07/14

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Diabetes UK roadshow

IF you missed yesterday’s Diabetes UK roadshow the charity are hosting another in Preston’s Flag Market today. Jo Cunnah, Diabetes UK’s Interim Regional Manager in the NW said: “Our staff can check how likely you are to get Type 2 Diabetes through a series of questions and measurements. There’s nothing scary about it.”

History walk

HISTORIAN David Hunt will host a three mile local history walk in Leyland. The walk starts at 2pm on Thursday, July, 17. See:

In the dock

Guilty plea from hosepipe thief

A MAN was given an eight week community order after pleading guilty to stealing a hosepipe.

On May 5, 30-year-old Anthony Steven Speariett of West Cliff, Preston, took an X-Hose Expanding Hose, costing £52.99, from Homebase.

Order is broken

JAMES Sowerby, 22, of Cavendish Crescent, Ribbleton was ordered to pay a £50 fine and a £20 victim surcharge after pleading guilty to breaking his restraining order at Preston Magistrates Court.

Jean thief fined

Andrew Keenan, 38, of Hopwood Street, Preston, who stole two pairs of jeans worth £30 from Primark, was ordered to pay £55 in costs at Preston Magistrates Court.

Points and fine

DAVID Grimes,37, from Holmes Meadow, Leyland was given five points on his license and ordered to pay £396 for driving without due care and attention.

CHORLEY: A man has been jailed for 10 weeks by Chorley magistrates after admitting stealing perfume from one shop, and cans of lager from another.

The bench heard the offences happened while Graeme Anthony Halliday, 40, of The Martindales, Clayton-le-Woods, Chorley, was subject to a suspended jail term.

PRESTON: Daniel Thomas Padgett, 33, of Church Street, has been jailed for four months after breaching a suspended jail term by stealing four jars of coffee.

Preston Magistrates’ Court said he had “numerous previous convictions for like offences” and had failed to respond to other court orders.

PENWORTHAM: John Molineux, 31, of Mark Close, admits three thefts from Spar shops in Farington and Lostock Hall.

Ormskirk magistrates imposed a four week curfew and he must pay a £60 surcharge.

CHORLEY: A man who breached a restraining order by sending Facebook messages to a woman has been given a 12 week jail term, suspended for 12 months.

Adrian Phillip Snape, 30, of Draperfield, Chorley, admitted the offence to Chorley magistrates and must have nine months drug treatment and pay an £80 surcharge and £85 costs.

PRESTON: William Chadwick, 53, of Edale Court, must do 100 hours unpaid work after admitting three counts of benefit fraud.

Magistrates heard he was employed, which affected his claims for Jobseekers Allowance, housing and council tax benefit.

He must pay a £60 surcharge and £50 costs.

PRESTON: James Whiteside, 28, of Southport Road, Chorley, admits trespassing in a flat.

He was given an 18 weeks 
in prison suspended for 12 months and must pay £20 compensation, an £80 surcharge, and £85 costs.

Court Snaps

Jason Wakefield, 40, The Farthings, Chorley, who admits destroying £450 of office goods and using threatening behaviour, was given a 12 month discharge but must pay £15 surcharge and £85 costs.

Janet Ward, 42, of Sunningdale Drive, Buckshaw Village, Chorley, who admits assault and damaging a back door, was given a 12 month discharge but must pay £350 compensation

William Dunn, 31, of Westgate Park Road, Morecambe, is banned for six months and must pay a £600 fine, £60 surcharge and £85 costs after admitting driving without insurance.

Patrick Riley, 37, of Floyd Road, Ribbleton, Preston, admits driving with a faulty tire and must pay a £400 fine, £40 surcharge, and £85 costs.

Scott Gillard, 36, of Eaves Lane, Chorley, was given a four week curfew and must pay £34 compensation, a £60 surcharge and £50 costs after admitting two thefts.

Jade Toni Martin, 21, of Clover Road, Chorley, who admits using threatening behaviour, was given a 12 month discharge but must pay £15 surcharge and £85 costs.

Joseph Allen, 19, of Broadgreen Close, Leyland, admits two counts of wilfully obstructing a PC and must pay a £90 fine, £20 surcharge and £320 costs.

Garry Edward Sampson, 41, of Glen Park Drive, Hesketh Bank, admits twice assaulting a woman and must take part in a probation activity and pay a £60 surcharge and £85 costs.

William Henry Bore, 45, of Morris Road, Ribbleton, Preston, was found guilty of failing to comply with a no entry sign and must pay a £55 fine, £20 surcharge and £85 costs.

Cody Danson, 31, of Meldon Road, Heysham, Morecambe, was found guilty of stopping on a puffin crossing and must pay a £200 fine, £20 surcharge and £85 costs.