Drink driver is given ban

A 61-year-old drink driver has been fined by a court and banned from the road for more than three years.

George Alan Ditchfield, of Ribble Road, Leyland, was convicted of the offence by magistrates in Preston.

He was stopped while driving a silver Nissan Primera in Butler Street, Preston, and found to have 77 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath.

The limit is 35 microgrammes.

He was fined £175 and banned for 40 months.