Wigan's Week In Court

Wigan and Leigh Courthouse
Wigan and Leigh Courthouse

A round-up of people brought before Wigan and Leigh Magistrates Court...


Philip Andrew Knowles (30): Gordon Close, Wigan - Assaulted Lindsey Arthur by beating: 18-month community order with rehabilitation activity requirement, restraining order not to contact Lindsey Arthur directly, pay £50 compensation, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £85, pay costs of £250 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Acorns Care Centre Ltd: St John Street, Manchester - At Acorns Care Centre in Parkside, Hindley, five counts of failing to comply with EU food safety and hygiene regulations: Fined £104,000 and order to pay £1,900 costs.

Amy Louise Fishwick (34): Brook House, Scholes - Entered an address, 91 Brookhouse, Warrington Lane, Scholes, in contravention of a closure order: Discharged conditionally for 12 months, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £20, pay costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Patrick Melling (20): Langdale Avenue, Wigan - Drink driving in a Renault Clio on Queensway, Wigan, with 109 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, with the legal limit being 35 microgrammes: Community order made for 12 months with unpaid work for 80 hours requirement, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £85, pay costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service, disqualified from driving for two years.

David Moore (26): Maypole Crescent, Abram - Drink driving in a Ford Fiesta on Warrington Road, Ince, with 45 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath, with the legal limit being 35 microgrammes: Fined £295, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £30, pay costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service, disqualified from driving for 12 months.

Jamie Stuart Ratchford (30): Avon Road, Pemberton - Stole drill bits and headlight bulbs belonging to Keith Critchley: Nine-month community order with drug rehabilitation requirement, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £85, pay costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Liam James Bibby (27): Glebe Road, Standish - Failed to provide a sample of blood when suspected of having been in charge of a vehicle: 12-month community order with unpaid work requirement for 60 hours, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £85, pay costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service, disqualified from driving for 12 months.

Daniel Martin Nicholson (22): Egerton Street, Abram - Assaulted Holly Hayes by beating her: Community order for 12 months with rehabilitation activity requirement and unpaid work for 150 hours, restraining order made not to contact Holly Hayes directly, pay £200 compensation, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £85, pay costs of £300 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Carl John Cunliffe (37): Conway Road, Hindley Green - Damaged a front door to the value of £250 belonging to Michelle Latham, assaulted Christine Latham, Simon Wilde and Michelle Latham by beating them: 12-month community order with rehabilitation activity requirement and unpaid work for 40 hours, restraining order made not to be abusive, threatening or violent towards Michelle Latham, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £85, pay costs of £300 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Lee Beirne (41): Bridgeman Terrace, Wigan - Failed without reasonable excuse to comply with the requirements of a community order given for driving offences: New community order made with unpaid work requirement for 60 hours.

Richard John Moorhouse (41): Winstanley Road, Bamfurlong - Non-payment of child support and costs of £2,861: To pay £2,861 at the rate of £20 per week or in default serve 42 days in custody.