First fine issued under new order

The first fine has been issued after a Public Space Protection Order was introduced in Castleford town centre.

Friday, 16th February 2018, 1:49 pm
Updated Friday, 16th February 2018, 1:55 pm

The order was set up to tackle street drinking, and urinating and defecating in alleyways.

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The Castleford Neighbourhood Policing Team said a £100 fine was handed out on Saturday to an individual breaching the order.

They said that numerous people had also had their alcohol confiscated and poured down a drain.