Abusive Bedlington man breached restraining order after 20 MINUTES then scratched 'f*** my wife' on her car
A jilted pest who breached a restraining order just 20 minutes after it was extended then scratched an obscene message on his wife's car has been jailed.
Elias Gray didn't take the end of his 17 year relationship well and started harassing the mother of his four children, a court heard.
After being convicted of breaching a non-molestation order last year, he was made subject to a restraining order, which he breached by phoning her.
In December last year he pleaded guilty to breaching the restraining order on the day his case was listed for trial, with his wife already at court.
The restraining order was extended but just 20 minutes later, as the woman made her way home, Gray breached it by contacting their teenage son and asking to speak to the victim.
Gray went on to breach it again, including turning up at the house and scratching "f*** my wife" into her car, in the presence of one of the children.
By David Stanyer
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* Guest hosts each week
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do any of you possibly have any information or photos about the Nurses House (Nurses Cottage) in Choppington please. I am trying to research its history and am having very little luck. I know that the Kennedys lived here from 1965 and before that was a lady by the name of Isabella Charlton, any help would be greatly received.
I am asking for support from local Northumberland residents, particularly in Bedlington.
There is a planning application in the process of being approved to demolish a part of Bedlington's history, although it is only a small part of the history, there isn't a great deal left in Bedlington now.
The building was former Smithy/Stable in the 1960's however the building itself was constructed before that time.
As you can see from the pictures, the building isn't in the best shape by any means, but it is hardly at risk of collapsing.
I have summited an Application to English Heritage to get the building listed, however it was rejected within two days, which we believe is a direct result of other parties and local authorises interfering with the process in order to hurry the planning application through. I have appealed today against the decision, so fingers crossed we do get a more positive result.
There have also been sightings of Red Squirrels, Bats, Owls and Foxes seen on the site however these seem to be being disregarded. (Photo of fox on land)
Please make an objection/comment on the Northumberland County Council planning system and help us protect this heritage before it is too late: