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Committal for Contempt of Court at Open Court at Bristol: Hester

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Bristol City Council v Hester

In relation to the above numbered case on 30 August 2019, His Honour Judge Ralton sitting in the Magistrates Court at Bristol as a Circuit Judge of the County Court, sentenced the Defendant in that case, to a custodial sentence of 6 months for contempt of court on breach of an Injunction Order dated 4 January 2019.

The basis of the sentence imposed is that Mr Hester was in breach of the Injunction, by entering a restricted area.


These breaches were contrary to the terms of the Injunction Order dated 4 January 2019 to which Mr Hester was subject.