ROYAL WOOTTON BASSETT: Nicholas Bray was given an eight-week nightly curfew after he pleaded guilty to entering Treasures Mobile Phone Service Centre with intent to steal on November 18.

Bray, 22, of Lime Kiln, was already on a community order imposed in February last year for two charges of sending false messages using the public communications network with the intention of causing anxiety.

Swindon magistrates made a new community order for 18 months and gave him an electronically-tagged curfew keeping him indoors at home between 7pm and 7am every day.

He was instructed to pay £163 compensation, along with £170 victim surcharge and court costs.

MARLBOROUGH: Paul Hope has been banned from every pub in Marlborough for the next six months after he assaulted a man.

Hope, 46, of Mildenhall, was also instructed by Swindon magistrates to pay £500 compensation to his victim.

He admitted carrying out the assault on May 10. No order was made for costs.

SWINDON: The theft of £85 of coffee from the Co-op cost Michael McDonagh of no fixed address a bill for £110 when he appeared before Swindon magistrates.

McDonagh, who also goes by the name Peter Ben, pleaded guilty to stealing the goods on May 6.

The bench fined him £80 and added a £30 victim surcharge on top, to be deducted from his benefits.

ELDENE: Fraudster Maria Gowland admitted stealing a man’s wallet and bank cards and used them to buy more than £60 of goods.

Swindon magistrates heard the 34-year-old of Kennedy Drive, made several transactions using the victim’s debit card on July 31 last year.

Gowland was made the subject of a community order in March after being convicted of three charges of theft and one of false representation.

She admitted the latest charge and was given a new 12-month community order. She was instructed to undertake up to 15 rehabilitation days and pay an £85 contribution towards victim services.

RODBOURNE: Richard Pomfret was landed with a £745 bill after he drove a VW Golf on County Road without a licence or insurance in October.

Pomfret, 50, of Barnum Court, pleaded guilty to both charges and was fined £600 with six penalty points. He was told by Swindon magistrates to pay £60 towards victim services and £85 prosecution costs.

SWINDON: Paul Bond was told he would have to pay more than £900 when he drove a car on a public road after he had made a statutory off-road notification for it.

Swindon magistrates heard Bond, 49, of Oxford Road, Swindon, used the vehicle in Salford on October 29 last year. The case was proved in his absence and he was fined £660 and instructed to pay vehicle excise licence back duty of £145, with court costs of £95.

SWINDON: Magistrates banned Valentin Dimitrov from getting behind the wheel for the next 17 months after he pleaded guilty to a charge of drink driving in Cirencester Way.

Dimitrov, 34, of Victoria Road, gave a breath test alcohol reading of 64mg after his Mercedes was stopped on May 14. The legal limit is 35. The Swindon bench fined him £120 with another £115 victim surcharge and court costs.

SWINDON: A driver who was over the alcohol limit and had no insurance when he got behind the wheel was fined more than £380 when he appeared in the dock at Swindon Magistrates’ Court.

Aloysius Maia, 28, of Rosebery Street pleaded guilty to both charges. The bench was told he gave an alcohol reading of 66mg in a breath test on May 14 when his car was stopped in the street near his home. He was disqualified from driving for 17 months and ordered to pay a total of £498 including court costs.

SWINDON: Caroline Chidgey was fined £80 after she admitted being the driver of a Vauxhall Corsa that failed to stop after it was involved in an accident that caused damage to another vehicle at McDonalds in Bridgemead on March 22.

Chidgey, 53, of Beechcroft Road was ordered by the magistrates to pay £30 towards victim services and £85 court costs.