In The Dock

The cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse.

The cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse. - Credit: Archant

The following cases were heard at North Somerset Courthouse between December 18 and January 2.

* James Groves, Summerhouse, Tickenham (37). Driving while disqualified: disqualified from driving for four months, fined £120 and ordered to pay £85 costs and £30 victim surcharge. Driving without valid insurance: no separate penalty.

* Simon Whitham, Greenfield Close, Nailsea (54). Drink-driving: disqualified from driving for three years, community order and ordered to pay £85 costs and £85 victim surcharge.

* Christopher Smith, Cambridge Road, Clevedon (33). Assault: six-month conditional discharge and ordered to pay £100 compensation.