A burglar and thief who raided a shed and stole sweets from a Co-op store has been jailed for two-and-half months. Chesterfield magistrates’ court heard on November 27 how Ian Gilding Thomas, 31, of Patchwork Row, Shirebrook, stole a Makita impact drive, charger and battery pack from a shed and went on to steal Haribo sweet tubs from a Co-op in the town. Prosecuting solicitor Becky Allsop told a previous hearing that the complainant returned home from work on October 9 and discovered his shed door open and that his Makita impact drive, charger and battery pack were missing.The complainant examined CCTV footage, according to Mrs Allsop, and he saw a male wandering around a field at the back of his garden before coming to his shed at Shirebrook.Thomas told police he had come from a friend’s house on the same street and went over a field and went into the shed after he claimed it was open. He added that he had sold the stolen items for £20 to an unknown person because … [Read more...] about Shirebrook burglar and shoplifter is jailed after he raided a shed and struck at a Co-op
By Mike Moffitt, SFGATE Updated 12:59 pm PST, Wednesday, December 5, 2018 A very small "studio apartment" off Sloat Boulevard in San Francisco was recently offered for rent on Facebook and Craigslist. Next: A family's life in a tiny house. A very small "studio apartment" off Sloat Boulevard in San Francisco was recently offered for rent on Facebook and Craigslist. Next: A family's life in a tiny house. Photo: Vanessa Moreno Photo: Vanessa Moreno Image 1 of / 15 Caption Close Image 1 of 15 A very small "studio apartment" off Sloat Boulevard in San Francisco was recently offered for rent on Facebook and Craigslist. Next: A family's life in a tiny house. A very small "studio apartment" off Sloat Boulevard in San Francisco was recently offered for rent on Facebook and Craigslist. … [Read more...] about She tried to sublease this SF shed for $800. Then she was told her ‘studio’ is illegal.
ALL lanes of the A27 have been cleared after an accident involving a lorry and a car. The incident occurred between the A3M at Farlington and the A2030 at Eastern Road and led to delays in both directions. Two eastbound lanes of the A27 were previously closed but are now open and a westbound lane which was blocked has now been cleared. A spokeswoman for South Central Ambulance Service said the accident occurred after a car and a lorry collided, causing the larger vehicle to shed some of its load.The service treated six patients at the scene.One man has been taken to Southampton General Hospital with serious injuries alongside one woman, who sustained non-life-threatening injuries. The remaining four patients were treated at the scene. Hampshire traffic service Romanse has said a two-hour wait remains for drivers travelling westbound, from as far back as Bursledon, at J8 of the M27. A27: Two-hour delay after lorry sheds its load … [Read more...] about A27: All lanes cleared and two hospitalised after lorry sheds its load – UPDATE
MOTORISTS on the A27 are now facing a delay as long as two hours after a lorry shed its load. All lanes westbound between the A3M at Farlington and the A2030 at Eastern Road have been cleared after the accident, which occurred just before 4pm. But eastbound lanes three and four, along the same stretch of road, remain blocked. Pictures captured at the scene show debris scattered across the road, with emergency workers present. Bus operator Stagecoach confirmed the ‘severe’ congestion was because a lorry had ‘lost its load’ and has said all its Portsmouth services are battling lengthy delays. Traffic service Romanse confirmed eastbound drivers are facing a wait of two hours from J9 of the M27/A27 at Park Gate. The service said delays are ‘easing' westbound. A27 delays: ‘Severe’ traffic in both directions after lorry ‘loses its load’ … [Read more...] about A27: Two-hour delay after lorry sheds its load – UPDATE
Hattie Garlick Follow 19 November 2018 • 11:56am Since having children, I’ve become a serial loser of things. School socks, flu jab forms, biscuits (but not, mysteriously, their empty packets, which are always in the cupboard, exactly where I left them). Two things I particularly miss. First, my unruffled relationship with planet earth’s future. “I’ll be dead before the ecological apocalypse,” I’d think, buying another plastic bottle of mineral water. Now, I imagine two small children wobbling atop a melting ice cap, and thrust my hand into friends’ bins to redistribute their recycling. The second? Money. There just never seems to be any, any more. So I was particularly interested to hear about the Pig Shed Motel, a brand new, eco-friendly and genuinely affordable place in Norfolk. I’ve always loved the gloriously trashy spirit of the American motel. But it is immediately obvious, as we pull into the Pig … [Read more...] about Hotel Hit Squad: The Pig Shed Motel, Norfolk – “More middle-class barn conversion than Breaking Bad filming location”