Drink-drive farmer banned

Wigan and Leigh Magistrates Court
Wigan and Leigh Magistrates Court

A farmer has been banned from driving after being caught behind the wheel while drunk.

William Threlfall, 61, of Alder Farm in Close Lane, Hindley, provided a breath test of 48mgs of alcohol. The legal limit is 35.

He was disqualified for 14 months. He must also pay fines and court costs totalling £235.