A Stroud woman has been fined for fraudulently claiming housing benefit for more than four years.

Lisa Bridle, 27, of Fishers Way, illegally claimed payments between May 2013 and August 2017.

She failed to give accurate details of her partners income to Stroud District Council.

Bridle was fined £369 when she appeared at Cheltenham Magistrates' Court on April 1.

She was also ordered to pay a surcharge to fund victim services of £36 and pay £85 to the Crown Prosecution Service.