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SW Global Resourcing Limited fined £200,000

15 Sep 2014

A Glasgow based company has pled guilty today at Kilmarnock Sheriff Court to a breach of the Health and Safety at Work Act which resulted in the death of an employee at the Annick Water Viaduct, Stewarton, Ayrshire, in 2010.

SW Global Resourcing Limited pled guilty to contraventions of Sections 2 and 33(1) (a) of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 and were fined £200,000.

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Three men banned from football matches for total of six years after disturbance on Paisley High Street

12 Sep 2014

At Paisley Sheriff Court today, three men were sentenced for their part in a disturbance on the High Street in Paisley on 16 February 2013, the day of a SPL match between St Mirren and Hiberian.

The accused, Richard Fynan, Peter Foley and Jed Glasgow, all pled guilty to a contravention of Section 1(1) Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications (Scotland) Act 2012. They had formed part of a disorderly crowd, and were seen to be shouting and challenging others to fight.

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£7,150 in fines for illegal works at Hatton Burn

11 Sep 2014

Charles Wellwood and John Meiklem Drainage Contractors Ltd were fined a total of £7,150 for an incident near Milnathort in 2012 at Perth Sheriff Court today.

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Meldrum House Estates Limited fined £10,000 after baby girl falls from window

03 Sep 2014
An Aberdeen based hotel company has pled guilty today at Aberdeen Sheriff Court to failing to have the appropriate safety measures in place to prevent a 15 month old girl from falling 3 metres onto paving below a window at Meldrum House Hotel in Aberdeenshire.

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Over £16,000 confiscated from Glasgow heroin dealer

03 Sep 2014

At Glasgow Sheriff Court today, David McBride (DOB 01/11/1986), from Glasgow, was made subject of a confiscation order for £16,055.

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Cocaine and cannabis dealer to lose £101,245 of criminal profits

01 Sep 2014

At Edinburgh High Court today, Craig Francis Jones (DOB 24/05/1970), originally from Leeds but currently imprisoned, was made subject of a confiscation order for £101,245.

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£242,514 confiscated from Glasgow cannabis dealer

27 Aug 2014

At Edinburgh High Court on Monday 25 August 2014, Derek Low (DOB 25/01/1980) from Glasgow, was made subject to a confiscation order for £242,514.

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Rosdeep Adekoya jailed for 11 years over killing of Mikaeel Kular

25 Aug 2014

At Edinburgh High Court today, Rosdeep Adekoya (DOB 30/03/1980) was sentenced to 11 years imprisonment after pleading guilty on 25 July to the culpable homicide of her son, Mikaeel Kular, and to attempting to defeat the ends of justice.

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Edinburgh company fined £12,000 after lorry crushes employee

20 Aug 2014

A Edinburgh based pharmaceutical company has pled guilty today at Edinburgh Sheriff Court of failing to ensure the health and safety of an employee when a reversing lorry crushed an employees head and chest resulting in severe injury.

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Selkirk company fined £100,000 for death of an employee

19 Aug 2014

A Selkirkshire based company has been found guilty today at Jedburgh Sheriff Court of failing to ensure the health and safety of an employee when they died after becoming trapped between a partition door and a support frame within their Winston Road premises.

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