A NORTH Somerset doctor is to face trial after denying sexually assaulting a female patient during an out-of-hours clinic appointment.

Bristol Crown Court.

A MENTAL health patient who threw a cup of scalding tea at a support worker will be returning to the hospital where the attack took place, after a court granted bail.

Bristol Crown Court.

A MARRIED Avon and Somerset Constabulary sergeant is on trial accused of raping a former teenage escort he was having an affair with, and beating her while he was wearing police uniform.

Phoebe Willis.

A NURSE has today (Friday) been charged with manslaughter following the death of a 10-year-old girl from Locking.

Bike thief told to pay back his victims

Friday, September 18, 2015
North Somerset Courthouse

A FATHER who stole two bikes in the same week has been ordered to pay hundreds of pounds in compensation to his victims.

Stefan Byrne shone a green laser pen at a police helicopter for six minutes.

A Weston man has admitted ‘recklessly’ shining a laser pen at a police helicopter and distracting its pilot, who was trying to track a stolen car on the Bournville estate.


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