Photo of Cllr Ben Walker at an event in 2011 when he was vice-chair of South Gloucestershire Council.

Former Bradley Stoke mayor fined for breaching building regulations

A former Bradley Stoke district councillor and town mayor has been prosecuted for breaching building regulations by the local authority where he served as vice-chair in 2011/12. The prosecution was brought by South Gloucestershire Council (SGC) against Ben Walker (a builder trading as Monkeyfist Construction), 40, of Ferndene Road, Bradley Stoke after he was found to have ignored building regulations

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Biker jailed for speeding that led to Bradley Stoke Way accident

A motorcyclist has been jailed for 14 months after being pleading guilty to dangerous driving on Bradley Stoke Way, resulting in an accident that saw a 13-year school student suffer “catastrophic” injuries, reports the Bristol Post. Bristol Crown Court heard that Ross Warren, 44, of Foxborough Gardens, Bradley Stoke, was seen to be going “stupidly fast” before smashing his powerful

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Bradley Stoke woman conned MoD out of £45k

A Bradley Stoke woman has admitted fraudulently claiming more than £45k in expenses from her employer, reports the Bristol Evening Post. Helen Baggaley, of Champ Sur Marne, admitted three charges of fraud by abuse of position when she appeared before Bristol magistrates yesterday.  She also admitted a further 117 similar offences. The 32-year-old made the fraudulent claims when she was

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