Midsomer Norton Town Council is canvassing community concerns about issues relating to anti-social behaviour. The Council has produced and distributed questionnaires to businesses and residents throughout the town to establish whether any issues are causing concern to local people. It hopes to reach as many people as possible and a survey has also be produced online if you wish to voice your concern by ask Monday...
Motorists and pedestrians are being warned to be careful after more than 30 man-hole covers were stolen in towns and villages near Midsomer Norton.
The thefts occurred in Frome, Mells and Nunny and it is believed they will be sold for their scrap metal value.
Members of the public are to be cautious and report any suspicious activity.
An appeal has gone up in Midsomer Norton after a pair of guinea pigs and their hutch were stolen.
Grace and Max Watts are appealing for the return of their two pets which were taken from their home in Foxcote on April 20.
The missing guinea pigs are Bubble and Sqeak and even though these aren't the actual pictures of the pair, they are similar.
If you have any information, please call 01373 834910.
After a day of trying, l finally I managed to get onto the crime map website to see how Midsomer Norton scores. The website proved so popular when it was launched yesterday it crashed
In all, there was 99 crimes and ASB in December
There were six burglaries, 57 anti-social behaviour cases, no robberies, two vehicle crimes, seven violent crimes and 27 other crimes such as criminal damage, shoplifting and drug offences.
Any Midsomer Norton people manage to check out crime statistics in their neighbourhood on the new Government website launched today - before it crashed? The new Home Office website details crime statistics on a street-by-street basis. Users type in their postcode, town, village or street and then see a 'crime map' of incidents logged during the last full month for which figures are available – at the moment it's December. I've...
A Midsomer Norton woman has pleaded guilty to benefit fraud. Christine Mary Ingram of Woodside appeared before magistrates in Bath on January 4 after failing to inform authorities that she was living with her partner Christopher Ingram and had married in March 2007. Ingram has been given unconditional bail until January 26, when she is due back in the court.
A man from Midsomer Norton who admitted trying to steal four cars parked in residential roads in the town has been sentenced to 12 weeks in prison. Damian Witcombe, 21, of Redland Terrance, unsuccessfully attempted to steal four cars over two days in November last year. He appeared before magistrates in Bristol on December 17 where he was convicted and sentenced.
With Christmas approaching, it looks as if the con artists and computer hackers are on the prowl.
Today I received an official looking email from DHL saying they were unable to deliver a package to me due to an insufficient address.
As many of us, now doubt will be expecting parcels to arrive by post, it would have easily fooled me. However, as it was sent to a rarely used email address, I knew something was fishy.
A self-confessed "lazy" postman has admitted stealing nearly 200 items of mail. Adam Small, of Fossefield Road, Midsomer Norton, took money and vouchers from greetings cards he should have delivered to homes in Midsomer Norton and Radstock. The 28-year-old pleaded guilty to the thefts when he appeared before magistrates in Bath on Tuesday. The court heard how the delivery office manager at the Royal Mail's Radstock depot, where...
Seven people have been arrested at the new Midsomer Norton skatepark for "anti-social behaviour".
Police said the arrests, over two weekends, were in connection with drug dealing and assault.
Officers said those arrested were aged between 15 and 23.
Inspector Paul Kendall said; "We were acting upon a number of complaints we had received from members of the local community about anti-social behaviour...