It's good news week

IT MAY not look like it but there are some real good news stories in the Recorder this week. Aside from the Jack Petchey awards special, which we are delighted to feature, there are three court stories which should help people sleep sounder at night. The

IT MAY not look like it but there are some real good news stories in the Recorder this week.

Aside from the Jack Petchey awards special, which we are delighted to feature, there are three court stories which should help people sleep sounder at night.

The front page story featuring the antics of serial burglar Danny Dole, is another example of how DNA is catching crooks bang to rights.

For the 181 householders who lost property and had their home violated, it isn't much consolation as it is not clear whether they will get any of their property back. But for the rest of the borough it's one less crook off the streets.


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Our page two story highlighting the jailing of vicious armed robber Tony Rhodes will be good news for commuters, and likewise the Australian gang who peppered the railway system with graffiti are where they belong.

You can add to the three cases the parks crackdown which saw would-be teenage drug dealers foiled in Uphall Recreation Ground.

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