A man from Cheltenham has been ordered to pay fines and costs of £475 after admitting racially abusing his neighbour and assaulting her husband.
George Clifton was also told to pay £100 compensation for the racist abuse of Leocadia Shurmer.
Clifton had pleaded guilty to injuring Russell Shurmer with a saw, an incident filmed by the victim.
An application for a restraining order against Clifton was rejected.
It's 50 years since Martin Luther King's 'I have a dream' speech - and here, it's fifty years since campaigners won their fight against the racist rules of a bus company.
On August 28th 1963 the Bristol Omnibus Company stopped its ban on black and Asian workers.
But how much have attitudes really changed? Robert Murphy reports:
Today marks the 50th anniversary of the Bristol bus boycott. It was called when the Bristol Bus Company refused to employ black drivers and conductors.
It lasted four months until the firm relented.
An event is being held at the M Shed where there is an original Lodekka bus, the same type that was used in the 60s.
The number of racially motivated crimes reported to Avon and Somerset Police has dropped in the last two years. Incidents went down by 19 per cent. But victims and case workers have told ITV West Country the figures may not reflect reality - as reporting crime can be difficult.
Campaigners who fought racism on Bristol's buses 50 years ago say that despite progress, there's still prejudice in the city. Mayor George Ferguson helped launch a series of events marking the anniversary of the bus boycott, and admitted equal rights for all has yet to be achieved.
Events begin today to mark the 50th anniversary of the Bristol bus boycott.
The boycott was called when Bristol Bus Company refused to employ black drivers and conductors. It lasted four months until the bus company eventually relented.
A woman has spoken about the racist abuse she and her young family faced when they first moved to Bristol. She's one of many who was then helped by a charity set up for those who suffer hate crime. Her voice has been disguised to protect her identity.
SARI is now in the running for a national award for its work, as Tanya Mercer reports.
Following the announcement that Paolo Di Canio will continue his contract with Swindon Town through to 2015, the manager has commented on allegations that he made racist remarks to former loan player Jonathan Tehoue.