£37 fine for speeding motorist near Tideswell

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Speeding at Tideswell Moor has earned a Chapel-en-le-Frith motorist a £37 fine.

Rex Ashton’s Citroen vehicle was seen travelling at 60mph on the 50mph A623 on July 29, prosecutor Jennifer Fitzgerald told High Peak Magistrates’ Court.

Ashton, 58, of Market Street, admitted the offence in a letter. He was also ordered to pay £35 costs, a £20 surcharge and given three penalty points.