Fire Authority Prosecution of Thirsk Businessmen 25/03/2009

At Northallerton Magistrates Court on Monday 23rd March, two Thirsk businessmen each pleaded guilty to seven offences under fire safety legislation - Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. The case was brought by North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority (NYFRA) following a serious fire at the Black Lion, Market Place, Thirsk on 28th November last year. more info

Successful Prosecution of a Timber Recycling Company 24/03/2009

On the 19th March 2009, at Wigan and Leigh Magistrates Court, Mr George Boden of Boden and Davies Ltd, a timber recycling company sited on Lower Green Lane, Astley, pleaded guilty to a charge of breaching a consent notice previously issued by Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Authority. more info

Successful Prosecution for Breach of Fire Safety Legislation 03/03/2009

On 19th February 2009, Fred Weilem Fan (58) of Great Cheetham Street East, Broughton, appeared before Salford Magistrates Court for sentencing. Mr Fan had been found guilty at an earlier trial on 22nd January 2009, of failing to comply with a prohibition notice under Fire Safety legislation served on premises under his control*, by Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Authority. He had previously pleaded guilty to a separate charge of giving false information to a fire safety inspector. more info