Shilbottle man disqualified for year

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A Shilbottle man has been banned from driving for a year.

Ian Bowling, 23, of Longdyke Farm Cottages, was just over the legal limit when stopped by police on Bondgate Without, Alnwick, on Sunday, July 21.

South East Northumberland magistrates heard that he had been at a barbecue during the day where he had drunk three cans.

He was also fined £250 and ordered to pay £85 costs and £20 victim surcharge.