JOHN KENNEDY aged 62 of Freshwater Drive, Poole. Admitted failing to promptly notify Borough of Poole of a change of circumstances which he knew would affect his entitlement to housing benefit and council tax benefit, namely that he was in receipt of an occupational pension paid by Glasgow City Council. Also admitted three counts of making a false representation to the Borough of Poole by failing to disclose his occupational pension. Conditional discharge of 12 months. To pay victim surcharge of £15. Costs £250.

LUKE ANTHONY SCOBLE aged 18 of Lanark Close, Poole. Admitted failing to comply with the requirements of a community order by failing to report as directed. Order varied. Defendant to attend Poole Probation Centre for 24 hours.

JOHN WILLIAM BUCKLEY aged 53 of Churchill Road, Poole. Admitted failing to surrender to custody at Bournemouth Magistrates’ Court, having been released on bail in criminal proceedings. Fined £100. To pay victim surcharge of £20.

DANIELLE LINDA HAMBRIDGE aged 26 of Melbury Avenue, Poole. Admitted fraud by false representation by dishonestly presenting a cheque for £1,399.80 and a Sky utility bill to the Money Shop, Ashley Road, knowing them to be false. Also admitted fraud by false representation at Cash Converters Ltd, Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, by providing a cheque and utility bills which were fraudulent. Community order made to be under a curfew for two months and be electronically monitored. To pay compensation of £60.

JASON TREVOR AYRES aged 42 of Langdon Road, Parkstone. Admitted stealing four bags of King Prawns to the value of £20, belonging to Iceland, Ashley Road. Also admitted stealing a hair brush to the value of £6.66 belonging to Superdrug, Ashley Road. Also admitted assaulting a woman by beating at Ashley Road, Poole. Also admitted failing without reasonable excuse to surrender to custody on at Bournemouth Magistrates’ Court. Also admitted committing a further offence while subject to a conditional discharge. Also sentenced for original offence in respect of which a conditional discharge was made in July 2013 – stealing O’Grady’s liquor to the value of £5.19 belonging to Sainsbury’s, Poole. Community order made to be under a curfew for eight weeks and be electronically monitored. To pay compensation of £50. To pay victim surcharge of £60. Costs £85.

RICHARD STEPHEN FORDER aged 29 of Enfield Crescent, Poole. Sentenced following revocation of an unworkable community order, for producing nine plants of cannabis, a class B drug, together with another person; and cultivating 10 plants of cannabis, together with another person. Fined a total of £200.