MAGISTRATES have banned a van driver from the roads for 12 months after he was caught drink driving.

Manchester Magistrates' Court was told how Mark Greenwood, aged 35, of Ridyard Street, Little Hulton, was behind the wheel of a Mercedes Sprinter van on Ladywell Avenue, Little Hulton on March 6.

He pleaded guilty to committing the offence and as well as the driving ban, was fined £250 plus £117 in costs and charges.