In the past month a number of people have had restraining orders made against them at Truro Magistrates' Court. Here is a selection of just a few.

Bradley Sebastian Jenkin, 20, of Treloweth Way, Pool pleaded guilty to using threatening, abusive, insulting words and behaviour to cause harassment, alarm, distress on June 30, 2021 in Redruth.

A restraining order made for the defendant not to contact in any way whatsoever directly or indirectly his victim and not to go to his victim's address. The order lasts until November 1, 2022.

He was also ordered to pay costs of £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service.

A community order was also made to carry out unpaid work for 120 hours within the next 12 months.

He was also ordered to pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £95.

David Anthony Williams, 33, of 9 Chain Walk Drive, Trehaverne, Truro, was sent to prison and had a restraining order made against him for assaulting a woman.

Williams pleaded guilty to three charges of assaulting a woman by beating her on Oct 16 at Penzance, on Oct 11 at St Austell and on September 6 this year in Bath

The offences were considered so serious by Truro magistrates that he was committed to prison for 14 weeks to run concurrently.

This was because of serious domestic violence offences which were sustained and on different occasions upon the same victim.

Williams had a number of previous convictions including domestic abuse.

A restraining order made for Williams not to contact directly or indirectly the named woman in any way whatsoever. The order lasts until November 15, 2023.

No compensation was ordered because the victim's whereabouts were unknown.

Eden James Mccann, 29, of 23 Penmenna Road, Falmouth was given a restraining order after pleading guilty to criminal damage and obstructing a police officer.

He was discharged conditionally for 12 months after admitting damaging a door chain belonging to a woman at an address in Falmouth on March 20 this year.

A restraining order was made against McCann not to contact the woman apart from in relation to child care and not to enter an address in Ferndale Road.

He was also ordered to pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £22 and prosecution costs of £85. No compensation was ordered as magistrates said it was more likely to inflame the situation.

For obstructing Sergeant Chris Vincent in the execution of his duty he was given a 12 month conditional discharge.

An application to vary a restraining order was granted against Keith James Matthews, 46, of Edmund Road, Redruth.

The restraining order was originally made on January 22, 2018 by Cornwall Magistrates' Court.

The amendment forbids him from going to Hayle, unless passing through on public transport and not to go to the home address of the woman he originally harassed.

A Domestic violence order was granted against Andrew James Pedlar, 51, of No Fixed Abode.

The order bans him from entering an address in Porthleven as well as molesting, using or threatening violence against a named woman or encouraging or instructing or in any way suggest that any other person should do so.

Also not to intimidate, harass or pester the same woman and not encourage or in any way suggest that any other person should do so.

Having any direct or indirect contact, meeting or any communication in person or via any other person with her including text message, calls, social media or encourage any other person to do so on his behalf unless through a Solicitor.