Coun­cil­lor charged with fraud

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A CHILTERN Dis­trict coun­cil­lor has ap­peared in court with his wife charged with ben­e­fit fraud.

Coun­cil­lor Howard Trevette and his wife Danna, of The Broad­way, Amer­sham, are ac­cused of fraud­u­lently claim­ing ben­e­fits of up to £17,833 after fail­ing to de­clare £208,079 in pen­sion pay­ments.

The pair ap­peared at Ayles­bury Crown Court on Fri­day last week.

They did not en­ter a plea and the case was ad­journed for a plea and case man­age­ment hear­ing on Fe­bru­ary 18 to take place at ei­ther Ayles­bury or Amer­sham Crown Court. A trial has been sched­uled to start on Fe­bru­ary 23.

Mr Trevette elected in 2011.

He has been sus­pended from the CDC Con­ser­va­tive group pend­ing the out­come of the case.

He was also elected to Amer­sham Town Coun­cil in 2011.

was BUD­DING film­mak­ers are in luck thanks to a new course start­ing at Pinewood Stu­dios.

Ap­pli­ca­tions have opened up for young peo­ple aged be­tween 16 and 19 to ap­ply for the chance to join the Bri­tish Film In­sti­tute Academy, which is be­ing de­liv­ered by Re­source Pro­duc­tions at Pinewood Stu­dios.

Young­sters who want to get in­volved with film mak­ing can ap­ply for the ses­sions, which will be held at the stu­dios, in Iver Heath, ev­ery Satur­day from Jan­uary 17 un­til Fe­bru­ary 21.

They will have the chance to learn about all as­pects of film mak­ing, from script to screen, and the ses­sions will in­clude tours of the stu­dios, prac­ti­cal work­shops with a cam­era and edit­ing equip­ment and lis­ten­ing to guest speak­ers from the in­dus­try.

For adults, Re­source Pro­duc­tions is also launch­ing script writ­ing and film mak­ing cour­ses, which will run ev­ery Tues­day evening for five weeks from Jan­uary 11.

To ap­ply, go to www. re­source-pro­duc­tions. or www. re­source-pro­duc­tions.­po­rate­work­shops by Mon­day, De­cem­ber 15.

Photo by Terry Pay­man

CAM­ERA, AC­TION: Cam­era op­er­a­tor Re­gan Fisher and Wil­liam Wright at the BFI Academy

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