Week in court

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Round-up of people brought before Wigan and Leigh magistrates

Julie Loynd (49): Chester Street, Leigh - Failed to notify Wigan Council of a change in circumstances which they knew would affect their entitlement to Council Tax Benefit and Housing Benefit: 12-week community order with curfew, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £60, pay costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

Diane Fitzsimmons (50): Butts Street, Leigh - Failed to notify Wigan Council of a change in circumstances which they knew would affect their entitlement to Council Tax Benefit and Housing Benefit: 12-month community order with unpaid work requirement for 60 hours, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £60, pay costs of £250.

Ladislav Gabor (36): Glebe Street, Leigh - Dropped a cigarette and left it in Spinning Gate Car Park: Fined £40, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £30, pay costs of £100.

Danny Hampson (23): Hawthorn Avenue, Hindley Green - Fished or took fish otherwise than in accordance with a licence by means of a rod and a line: Fined £220, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £30, pay costs of £127.

Emma Keegan (29): Wilkinson Street, Leigh - Dropped a cigarette and left it in Spinning Gate, Leigh: Fined £40, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £30, pay costs of £100.

James K Andrews: Telford Crescent, Leigh - Non-payment of council tax and costs: Liability order made for £1,103.

Christian Peter James Best (31): Ledgard Avenue, Leigh - Failed to stop after an accident occurred, drove without due care and attention: Fined £280, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £30, pay costs to the Crown Prosecution Service of £85, driving licence endorsed with nine points.

Stephen Patrick Burrows (35): Borsdane Avenue, Hindley - Drove without due care and attention - Fined £100, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £30, pay £85 costs to the Crown Prosecution Service, driving licence endorsed with five points.

Lucy Victoria Millington (22): Devonshire Road, Atherton - Drink driving on Devonshire Road with 86 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath with the legal limit being 35 microgrammes, drove without insurance: Pay £300 compensation, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £30, pay costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service, banned from driving for 24 months.

Kyle James Thompson (24): Westleigh Lane, Leigh - Damaged a window and door to the value of £350 belonging to Taylor House, assaulted a police officer in the execution of his duty: Four-week curfew, pay £350 compensation.

Ann-Marie Edwards (33): Empress Drive, Leigh - Failed to comply with the requirements of a community order, failed to surrender to custody: Community order with drug rehabilitation requirement and 120 hours of unpaid work requirement, pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £85.