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School manager denies fiddling timesheets
6:00am Wednesday 21st August 2013 in News
A FORMER senior manager at a Winchester special school has denied fiddling work timesheets.
Linda Whittaker, 65, ex-bursar of Osborne School, pleaded not guilty at Winchester Crown Court yesterday to two counts of fraud and abusing her position by submitting false timesheets for overtime for herself and others between January 1, 2008, and September 19, 2012, and for Patricia Hickman between January 1, 2008, and July 31, 2010.
Mrs Whittaker, of Lovedon Lane, Kings Worthy, was remanded on unconditional bail. The judge, Her Honour Jane Miller QC, scheduled a provisional trial date for February 17 but said she would prefer an earlier date in December if possible.