Man in court on explosives charge A 23-year-old former Territorial Army soldier has appeared in court accused of possessing a bomb-making kit. Peter Stephen Hill, from Skipton, North Yorks, appeared at Leeds Magistrates Court charged under the Explosive Substances Act. He is accused of having a number of materials - including weed killer and matches - which if combined could allegedly make an explosive device. Police are also investigating claims he breached the Official Secrets Act. Bail In court, Mr Hill spoke only to confirm his personal details during the 15-minute hearing. It is claimed weed killer, sugar, matches, bearings and a metal hollow tube were found by police at his address in North Yorkshire. He was bailed to appear at Leeds Crown Court on 19 November. The court was also told that Mr Hill, who served with the Royal Armoured Corps, was being investigated for allegedly breaching the Official Secrets Act. Motto: Don't buy weedkiller if you smoke and drink NATO brews in your garden shed.