A man has been fined after damaging a cell at Basingstoke Police Investigation Centre.

Stephen Wilson, of Sussex Street, Winchester, pleaded guilty to damaging a custody blanket and cell 13 - to the value of £50 - at the police station in Jays Close, Viables on Sunday, August 9.

He also admitted damaging fixtures and fittings at Winchester City Council in April.

For the two charges of criminal damage, he was fined a total of £140 and ordered to pay total compensation of £125.

A Reading man has been given a community order after assaulting a woman in Basingstoke.

Luke Hart, whose listed address was given as Royal Avenue in Calcot, admitting the assault by beating charge.

The court heard how the offence occurred on May 30, 2020.

He was given a two-year community order by Basingstoke Magistrates' Court last week, of which he must complete 32 days of the Building Better Relationships programme, and 20 rehabilitation activity days.

Additionally, the 53-year-old was ordered to pay costs of £85 and a victim surcharge of £95.

A Brookvale man has been given a community order after admitting to assault.

Barry Mostyn Lloyd, of Essex Road, pleaded guilty to the charge of assaulting a woman in Basingstoke on May 1 at Magistrates' Court last week.

The 27-year-old was ordered to take part in a two-year community order, which will include 32 days of the Building Better Relationships programme, and 10 days of rehabilitation activities.

Additionally, in the next 12 months he must complete 40 hours unpaid work.

Lloyd was also ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £95 and costs of £85.

A Surrey man will appear at court next month after admitting driving without insurance.

Oleh Bubniv, of Woking Road, Guildford, pleaded guilty via the single justice procedure to being in control of his Chevrolet Spark on Black Dam roundabout when it was not insured.

The incident happened on June 14.

The case was adjourned to September 10 at Aldershot Magistrates' Court, so magistrates can consider disqualification from driving.

A man from Weston-Super-Mare has been caught driving without insurance in Basingstoke.

Timothy Gruffydd-Jones, of Wick Lane in Lympsham, was caught driving his Toyota Auris on the M3 between junctions 6 and 7, when he did not have insurance.

The incident occurred on the southbound carriageway on June 10.

The 69-year-old, who pleaded guilty to the offence via the single justice procedure, was fined £550 and given six points on his licence.

Gruffydd-Jones was also ordered to pay costs of £85 and a victim surcharge of £55.

A lorry driver from London has been found guilty of driving with unsafe tyres.

Raymond Livingston, of Canterbury Road, was driving his HGV on the A303 eastbound at Popham when the tread depth of the rear nearside tyre was not at the required level.

The 34-year-old was carrying a load of more than 3,500 kilograms on April 2, the day the offence occurred.

He was proved guilty via single justice procedure at Aldershot Magistrates' Court last week, and he was fined £440.

Additionally, Livingstone was giving three points on his licence, and ordered to pay costs and a victim surcharge to the total of £129.