A former teacher in Bristol has been jailed after admitting making indecent images of scores of children using hidden cameras at a boarding school and another property.
Jonathan Thomson-Glover, 53, who taught at Clifton College, pleaded guilty to 36 counts of making, taking and possessing indecent images of children.
Abuse lawyer Oliver Jeffcott, of Slater and Gordon, who represents one of the victims, said: "My client's family have been in tears after hearing the news that he had pleaded guilty and will be jailed.
"Whilst they are relieved his guilty plea has spared them the trauma of having to give evidence in court, they do not feel that a prison sentence of three years and nine months is sufficient, given the appalling breach of trust."
He added: "These crimes have caused huge distress to pupils over the last 12 months at a time when they should have been free to focus on their exams.Instead, both they and their families have been left distraught by these dreadful offences."
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A former teacher has been jailed after admitting making indecent images of scores of children using hidden cameras at a boarding school in Bristol.
Jonathan Thomson-Glover, who taught at Clifton College in Bristol, pleaded guilty to 36 counts of making, taking and possessing indecent images of children.
Thomson-Glover, of Wadebridge, Cornwall, was jailed for three years and nine months by Judge David Ticehurst at Taunton Crown Court.
The charges relate to more than 120 victims filmed by hidden cameras at Clifton College and an address in Cornwall over a 16-year period.
Ex Clifton College housemaster Jonathan Thomson Glover has been sent to jail for 3 yrs 9 mths for filming teenagers having sex at the school
A former Bristol teacher has pleaded guilty to making indecent images of children through hidden cameras at a boarding school and another property.
Jonathan Thomson-Glover, who taught at Clifton College, is accused of 36 counts of making, taking and possessing indecent images of children.
It is understood the charges relate to more than 120 victims who were allegedly filmed by cameras at Clifton College and an address in Cornwall over a 16-year period.
Thomson-Glover, of Wadebridge, Cornwall, is appearing before Judge David Ticehurst at Taunton Crown Court.
He was charged following a joint investigation between Avon and Somerset Police and Devon and Cornwall Police.
Former Clifton college teacher Jonathan Thomson glover pleads guilty to 36 counts of taking, making and possession of indecent images
A former Bristol public school teacher is due to appear at Taunton Crown Court later, charged with making indecent images of children through hidden cameras.
Jonathan Thomson-Glover of Wadebridge in Cornwall, who taught at Clifton College, is accused of 36 counts of making, taking and possessing indecent images of children.
It is understood the charges relate to more than 120 victims allegedly filmed at the college and an address in Cornwall over 16 years.
Plymouth Moor View MP Johnny Mercer is meeting with Devon and Cornwall police and healthcare providers after a man with mental health issues was held in cells at the weekend.
The Conservative politician got involved after he thought the man from Exeter was being held in Plymouth. He has said he wants to make sure people arrested with mental health problems are looked after properly, despite the particular case not being in his constituency.
A Devon MP has today promised to investigate why mental health patients are being kept overnight in police cells after the Assistant Chief Constable of Devon and Cornwall Police took to social media highlighting the problem.
Paul Netherton tweeted that once again no beds were available across the region so patients were being held in cells with support from nurses.
Back in November last year ACC Netherton highlighted the same problem when a 16 year old girl suffering from mental health problems was held for two days in a police cell in Torbay, because there was no suitable bed for her to go to.
Yet again MH patients being kept in police cells as no beds available in D&C. NHS providing nurses to help but still no places #unacceptable
Police are appealing for help from the public to find a missing man from Launceston in East Cornwall.
Paul Johnson, 63, was reported missing from his home on Monday 17th August.
He is described as a white man, 5’ 8” tall, of slim build with grey thinning spiky hair. He has a distinctive Glaswegian accent and a few tattoos to his upper arm.
Paul was last seen wearing blue jeans, a white T-shirt, a white cardigan and white canvas bumper boots.
It's believed he may have travelled to the Exeter area.
A 10 year old busker from St Ives has raised over £50,000 for a local charity.
Madison Glinksy has been playing her violin in the streets of Cornwall since April 2014.
She set a target of raising £50,000 for the Children's Hospice South West after hearing about the work the charity does for life limited children.
But Madison has now gone over her target and has handing over a cheque for £52,006 to the charity today.
I feel overwhelmed and really happy that I've finally reached my target. I've had to do lots and lots of busking but it's gone by really quickly because I've enjoyed every single moment of it. My mum wants me to rest now but I want to keep fundraising.
Its overwhelming to think that one young lady is so inspired by the needs of other children, I can't believe what she's done in such a short space of time.
Yet more bad news I'm afraid. The weather isn't going to allow our display at Fowey either. We've had to cancel that too sadly. Sorry all ?
Due to challenging weather conditions, the Red Arrows have tweeted that the bad weather had put a halt to their plans to fly at Fowey Regatta.
The news will come as a disappointment to many who were hoping to watch a spectacular display at 6pm.
The Arrows also had to cancel their planned appearance at the fireworks championships in Plymouth last night.