Flood recovery expert given 28 day driving ban for speeding through village
A PROMINENT Cumbrian flood recovery expert has been given a 28 day driving ban for doing almost twice the speed limit in a 40mph zone.
Paul Hendy, 67, has been a leading figure in helping local flood victims bounce back from the disasters that hit first Carlisle in 2005 and wider areas of the county in the wake of Storm Desmond in December 2015.
At the city's Rickergate magistrates court, Hendy admitted speeding on the A66 at Kirkby Thore near Penrith on Boxing Day.
The court heard that a speed camera clocked Hendy's Audi doing 73mph at 8.20am in an area of the village with a 40mph limit.... read more
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