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Old Bailey

the chief court exercising criminal jurisdiction in London; the Central Criminal Court of England
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The firm went into administration last year and co-founder Dave Mooney and his wife Jane took charge of the Old Blind School, along with The Montgomery and Old Sessions House, under a new company.
He said: "We're delighted that work is now able to progress on the interior fittings for this important building." Cllr Butler added: "The renovation of the Old Sessions House in Flint was an important element in the over-arching plan for regeneration in the town and it is fantastic news that the plans for a community cafe are getting closer.
Location: County Sessions House, William Brown Street, Liverpool
MEMBERS of the public were able to gain a glimpse inside the cells of Liverpool's County Sessions House as part of the annual heritage open days.
County Sessions House |THE court service at St George's was complemented by the County Sessions House nearby.
The future of the 18th century Sessions House at Knutsford has been in doubt for more than a decade amid concerns over its structural safety and the small number of cases it deals with.
They will be run by Paul Newman and Dave Mooney, who currently have the Montgomery in Eastham, the Old Sessions House in Knutsford, and Beef and Pudding in Manchester.
The courts replace the historic Sessions House near Hamilton Square, Birkenhead, and will combine the town's magistrates' court with Wallasey's and Wirral County Court.
AT the County Sessions House in Islington on August 23, 1874, a full bench of magistrates heard details from a catalogue of cases ranging from the theft of ginger beer in Widnes to an attempted suicide by a middle-aged joiner.
The 18th century Sessions House at Knutsford and the Grade I listed Utkinton Hall in Utkinton, Cheshire, have also been deemed at risk.
Visitors were also able to look round the cells at the County Sessions House on William Brown Street, a former courthouse built in 1884.
Tatton MP George Osborne told the Commons in an emergency debate on proposals to shut Knutsford Crown Court that an estimate of pounds 4.9m to repair and refurbish the Sessions House was suspiciously high.