A WOMAN was banned for more than three years after drink driving.

Charlene Northey, of Kent Road, Tyldesley was nearly two times over the limit when she was driving on Mealhouse Road in Atherton on November 24 last year.

The 32-year-old was disqualified for 40 months which may be reduced by 40 weeks if she completes a course.

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She was also fined £150 and ordered to pay £100 court costs and a £32 victim services surcharge fee.

Northey was sentenced at Wigan and Leigh Magistrates' Court on Friday.