A man's been sentenced to 26 weeks in prison after being convicted of carrying out an 'horrific' attack on a dog. Last July bull terrier Barney had to be put down after suffering what the RSPCA described as 'one of the worst cases of animal abuse'.
Animal rights activists protested outside Colchester Magistrates' Court where Andrew Summerfield was being sentenced. They were campaigning for tougher punishments for animal cruelty.
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Staff have been the victim of online trolling. A petition against the use of animal fat in £5 notes was started by a man from Keswick.
Two men who threw acid at a man causing serious burns to his arms and face have been jailed.
Cloud will come and go during Saturday but it will be sunnier by Sunday. Feeling cold with some frost at night but winds will be light.