WEST SWINDON: Charges have been dismissed against a man accused of damaging a TV screen at the Woodlands Edge pub on the day England took on Belgium in the World Cup.

Jack Young, 27, of Ryecroft Street, Gloucester, had been charged with recklessly damaging a pub TV worth £1,900 on June 28 last year.

That night, police had to be called to the Woodland Edge after hooligans squared-up to each other outside the pub. Bottles were thrown and TVs damaged in the incident.

Prosecutors offered no evidence after Young refused to get onto a prison van to take him to court, a prosecution witness was not present and no CCTV was available. Young had pleaded not guilty to the charge in May.

HAYDON END: A banned driver was given a suspended jail sentence after he admitted getting behind the wheel.

Mohammed Hoque, 29, of Piernik Close, pleaded guilty to driving a Skodia Fabia on Thamesdown Drive while disqualified from driving and driving without insurance.

Magistrates sentenced him to eight weeks imprisonment, suspended for 18 months. He must complete a six-month drug rehabilitation scheme, pay £155 costs and surcharge and was banned from driving for a further 26 months.

PINEHURST: Stuart Wade, 37, of Whitworth Road, must pay £209 compensation after he admitted damaging a woman’s fridge. He was also ordered to pay £100 compensation and complete 15 rehabilitation activity days, after pleading guilty to beating a woman. A restraining order was made and Wade ordered to pay £85 costs and an £85 victim surcharge.

SWINDON: Newbury man Martin Wesley, 34, of Penwood, was told to complete 100 hours’ unpaid work and pay £200 compensation. He had admitted assault by beating and damaging clothing.

He must also pay £285 in costs and victim surcharge. Magistrates made a restraining order.

HAYDON WICK: Tristan Ainsley, 24, of Toppers Close, pleaded guilty to assaulting a woman by beating. He must pay £100 compensation, complete 100 hours’ unpaid work, complete up to 25 rehabilitation activity days and pay £170 in costs and surcharge.

HAYDON WICK: Michael Basson, 37, of Brookdean Road, admitted assault by beating and criminal damage. He must do 200 hours’ unpaid work, pay £1,200 compensation and pay £170 in costs and victim surcharge.

OLD TOWN: Ian Lamonby, 40, of Riverdale Walk, was given a six-month conditional discharge after pleading guilty to assault by beating. He must pay £105 in costs and victim surcharge.

RODBOURNE: Nigel Thompson, 45, of Groves Street, was ordered to pay £200 compensation after he admitted assaulting two police officers in Swindon on May 27. He must also pay £85 costs.

GORSE HILL: Vanis Konado, 24, of Beatrice Street, was fined after pleading guilty to failing to stop at the scene of an accident in Halfords car park. The defendant was behind the wheel of a Ford Transit when his van hit a grey Peugeot 308. As well as failing to stop, he also admitted failing to report the accident.

He was fined £65 and ordered to pay £80 in costs and surcharge, deemed paid by time served in the court cells. Konadu’s driving licence was endorsed with five penalty points.

WATCHFIELD: Darren Parker, 40, of High Street, pleaded guilty to stealing Marc Jacobs perfume worth £35 from Boots. He must pay £35 compensation and £85 court costs.

OLD TOWN: Nicola Pordage, 52, of Acril Court, was fined £120 for drink driving. She admitted being behind the wheel of her Vauxhall Corsa when breathalyser tests showed she had 61 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath. The legal limit is 35 microgrammes.

She was banned from driving for 12 months and ordered to pay £115 in costs and surcharge.

CALNE: A Lambrini thief was fined £40. Christopher Woodman, 31, of Anson Avenue, pleaded guilty to stealing a bottle of the 1980s fizzy favourite and a bottle of spirits from a Co-op in Calne. He must pay £20 compensation, £40 court costs and a £30 victim surcharge.