Monthly Archives March 2014

Court jails unqualified gas fitter

Court jails unqualified gas fitter

Following prosecution by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), a Derbyshire plumber has today been sent to prison after pleading guilty to a number of breaches of the Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998. Steven Colson was employed to refurbish a bathroom in Chesterfield in 2010. Part of the work involved decommissioning, moving and […]

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London HGV drivers and hauliers face police crack down

London HGV drivers and hauliers face police crack down

The Industrial HGV Task Force (IHTF), set up last year to crack down on non-compliant operators in London, has prosecuted a number of hauliers and drivers for a variety of offences. In a series of hearings at City of London Magistrates Court this month, one haulage company was fined £1,008 and ordered to pay £85 prosecution costs after […]

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Rapper Professor Green banned for drink driving

Rapper Professor Green banned for drink driving

Rapper, Professor Green, has been banned from driving after admitting a charge of drink-driving. Appearing at Bromley Magistrates’ Court today, he was also fined £525. The court heard that Green got into his vehicle on 3 November last year after his Rolex watch was stolen and he feared his wife, former Made in Chelsea star […]

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Professor Green due in Court for drink driving

Professor Green due in Court for drink driving

Professor Green has been charged with drink-driving after an incident last year involving his Mercedes near his home. The rapper allegedly called police last November to report his Rolex watch had been stolen from him outside his London residence. However, he was instead arrested for drink driving when police suggested his Mercedes had been involved in a crash […]

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Ex-Newcastle United striker charged with drink driving

Ex-Newcastle United striker charged with drink driving

Former Newcastle United footballer,  Nile Ranger, has appeared in Court charged with drink driving. The charge follows his arrest by Gwent Police on the M4 Motorway in February. Appearing at Newport Magistrates’ Court, Ranger, who now plays for Swindon Town, pleaded not guilty. His case was adjourned for trial in May. He was warned by the […]

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