Former Sunderland GP Jailed for voyeurism struck off

6th September 2019

Former Sunderland GP Dr Thair Altaii who last year was found guilty of three voyeurism offences has today had his name erased from the Medical register. This comes after the former GP was sentenced at Newcastle Crown Court to 14 months imprisonment in 2018 after over 19,000 images of women were found on Dr Altaii’s […]

Adrian gives his view on ‘compensation culture’

4th September 2019

My attention has been drawn to an article in the Guardian newspaper about “compensation culture”. It is a great pity prejudicial drivel like this should appear in a respected newspaper. It is quite difficult in a short blog to identify each and every problem with this poorly-written ill-thought out piece but here are some of […]

DSCC Meltdown at the Police Station

3rd September 2019

The Duty Solicitor Call Centre (“DSCC”) is used by police to contact detainee’s solicitors. Every person arrested and detained at the police station is entitled to free and independent legal advice either by their own solicitor or a duty solicitor. All requests have to go through the call centre who then contact the solicitor of […]

BHB supports My Sisters Place at Tees Dragon Boat Race

2nd September 2019

On Sunday 1 September Ben Hoare Bell’s Jude Grange,  Rachel Floyd and Jasmine Crammond took to the water to raise money in support of domestic abuse service, My Sisters Place. The Ben Hoare Bell volunteers joined 11 other rowers from local businesses in Teesside to take part in the Tees Dragon Boat Festival. Although we were not crowned […]