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Fines for fishing without licences
PEOPLE caught fishing without licences in County Durham have been fined in court.
Darlington magistrates accepted written guilty pleas from Martin Graham, 38 of Mansfield Avenue, Thornaby, who was charged £263 and Blaine Beamson, 24, of Millfield Road, Fishburn, who was charged £280 for fishing without a licence at Eden Meadows, Sedgefield, in May.
Barbara and George Gray of Bury Road, Newton Aycliffe, also pleaded guilty in writing and were fined £147 and £187 respectively for fishing without a licence at Grassholme Reservoir, Middleton in Teesdale, in May.