Three carers have pleaded guilty to neglecting an elderly care home resident at Keldgate Manor Care Home in Beverley.
Tracy Priestley, Sophie Hinchsliff and Danielle Snowden who were caught on camera mocking the vulnerable old lady, were sentenced at Hull Crown Court today.
Tracy Priestley was given a 12 month community order, and ordered to carry out 240 hours of unpaid work. A curfew from 9pm to 7am was also imposed.
Sophie Hinchsliff was given a 12 month community order, and ordered to carry out 200 hours of unpaid work. She was also told to pay £1500 in compensation.
Danielle Snowden was given a 12 month community order, and ordered to carry out 200 hours of unpaid work. She was also told to pay £1500 in compensation.
“This was a deeply distressing case, in which a vulnerable, elderly lady was cruelly mocked and made fun of by those charged with her care. This lady and her family had every right to expect that she would be treated with care, dignity and respect. Her three carers profoundly abused this trust. I hope the fact that these three defendants have now pleaded guilty is of some comfort to her family. This prosecution emphasises that this type of cruel behaviour, especially when perpetrated against one so vulnerable will not be tolerated in our society.”
The A1174 Swinemoor Lane in Beverley in East Yorkshire is closed in both directions due to an accident.
It happened between A1035 Hull Bridge Road/Grange Way and Holme Church Lane/Grovehill Road.
Traffic travelling between Beverley and Woodmansey.
Town criers are gathering in Beverley to try to get into the record books.
Twelves of Britain's best , including the current world champion will battle it out to try to set a new world record for the World's Loudest Voice.
Staff at Beverley Minster say they are hoping to become the permanent home for a family of Peregrine Falcons.
The birds, four adults and two youngsters have taken up temporary residence on top of the minster, but now they are hopeful they can persuade them to stay - even installing a special nesting box with the help of the RSPB.
There are thought to be around 1,500 of the predators left in the country after years of illegal culling.
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A man has been jailed in East Yorkshire after making hundreds of drunk nuisance phone calls to police.Read the full story ›
The world premiere of Dad's Army, which was filmed in both Bridlington and Beverley, will take place in London tonight.Read the full story ›
A man from Driffield has been arrested on suspicion of arson, after hay valued at £40,000 was set alight in Beverley Road, Beeford.
A police patrol discovered the fire at around 2.05am on Wednesday, December 30.
A 53-year-old man was later arrested and has been released on bail until a date next month, pending further enquiries.
Officers investigating this latest incident are now appealing for anyone with information to call 101, quoting log number 44 of December 30.
Why someone would deliberately set fire to a store of straw is difficult to comprehend. Taking precautions to prevent such incidents is one of the key factors in avoiding becoming a victim of such a crime.
Beverley's Kyle Edmund has secured a place in the main draw for the Australian Open.
The 20-year old missed out on automatic entry for the Grand Slam last month by three rankings, but will now be included after Richard Gasquet becomes the third player to withdraw.
Beverley's Kyle Edmund has missed out on automatic entry for the Australian Open next month by three rankings.
The 20-year-old, a member of the victorious British Davis Cup team, has seen his ATP World Tour ranking slip from 99th position when he arrived in Belgium just over a fortnight ago to a current place of 102 and Tennis Australia base their direct entries on this week’s ranking list.
Edmund must wait to see if three players withdraw before the tournament gets under way on January 18 and contest the qualifying rounds in the interim.