Tickets issued to speeding drivers in Sowerby Bridge

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Tickets have been issued after speed checks were conducted by police in Sowerby Bridge.

On February 28 and March 7 PCSO George Serban assisted by members of our Road Traffic Support Unit carried out speed checks in and around town.

Sporadic checks were made on Oldham Road, Rishworth, Elland Road, Ripponden, Saddleworth Road, Barkisland and Pye Nest Road, Sowerby Bridge.

In total eleven tickets were issued for a number of offences including speeding, ranging between 41 and 53mph.

A vehicle was also dealt with for having tinted windows. One driver was verbally warned for shortcutting on Dyson Lane, Ripponden.