The following cases have recently been before the courts involving people from Oldham or offences committed in the town.

These matters called at Tameside Magistrates’ Court.

Sven Dux was penalised for stealing two catalytic converters and entering a garage with the intention to steal.

The 33-year-old admitted the two offences which took place earlier this month in Tameside.

The man from Shakespeare Road in Oldham was placed under a curfew ordering him to remain at home between 7pm and 6am for a period of 12 weeks.

He was also placed on a drug treatment requirement for six months.

Jordan O’Brien was spared jail for two assaults on nurses, one of which was found to based on hostility to his victim’s sexuality.

The 20-year-old admitted the two attacks which took place in January last year in Oldham.

The man from Lower Green in Ashton under Lyne was given a sentence of 13 weeks suspended for a year.

He was ordered to do 20 rehabilitation activity requirement days and pay £75 in compensation to the two nurses he attacked.

Jordan Robinson was banned from the roads after admitting driving under the influence of alcohol.

The 22-year-old admitted the offence which took place when he was driving a BMW in Oldham in July this year.

He was found to have 62 micrograms of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath.

The legal limit is 35.

Following his guilty plea the man from Broadstone Avenue in Oldham was handed a fine of £500.

As well as this he was banned from the roads for 16 months.

The court took his guilty plea into account when determining the sentence.

Tamer-John Maghaireh was banned from the roads for driving carelessly and without a licence or insurance.

The 32-year-old old admitted the three offences which took place on Elm Road in Failsworth in April this year when he was driving a Peugeot.

The man from Kingsway in Middleton was fined £250 and banned from the roads for a year.