Court cases no interest
I HAVE read the biased article regarding my son s court appearance (page 6, March 7) and your reporter got the main facts wrong. Firstly my son did not beat up a youngster. The fact is he hit out once, plainly visible on CCTV, as he was surrounded by fi
I HAVE read the biased article regarding my son's court appearance (page 6, March 7) and your reporter got the main facts wrong.
Firstly my son did not "beat up" a youngster. The fact is he hit out once, plainly visible on CCTV, as he was surrounded by five would-be attackers.
Secondly the "youngster" had been drinking in the Wheatsheaf, so was presumably 18 or over.
I know my son is no angel, but I prefer to read fact rather than fiction. He has paid the fine and will do the community service, so why must it be churned out in the local paper?
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Surely you are not that hard pressed to find something to fill your paper? Can I suggest your staff take a trip into Wisbech for news, rather than take the option of court cases - no interest to anyone, except the local busybody?
- 1 Caravan wedged under Fens rail bridge
- 2 Bid to ban ex- mayor running pub “a joke” says cabinet member
- 3 Photos show grim reality of life on the streets
- 4 Our archives reveal the 'crackpot' idea to re-open disused rail lines
- 5 HGV crashes into car damaged in earlier incident
- 6 Burglars led police to £170,000 cannabis factory
- 7 Speeding car smashes into two vehicles before driving off
- 8 Verdict means former mayor can keep pub
- 9 See photos of the intricate final stages of the Huntingdon Viaduct removal
- 10 Daughter sets fire to father's bedroom after food outrage
Editor's footnote: Simon Fox pleaded guilty to using threatening behaviour and told magistrates he was "ashamed of what he saw on CCTV." A fundamental right is that the press (and public) are invited into court to see justice not only done but seen to be done. Our highly experienced court reporter continues to do just that.