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• A second axle overload cost Batley-based G Brocldehurst Transport £350 in fines and costs, when it appeared before Rochdale magistrates. The driver of the vehicle, Darren Smith, of Cleck.heaton, Yorks, was said to have accepted an additional pallet without informing the company. He was fined £150 with £50 costs.
• Creegan Home Deliveries has appealed against the decision of North Western Deputy LA John Levin, to refuse it authority to move its operating centre from Burscough to Formby, and increase the authorisation on its licence to 30 vehicles and 14 trailers. The DLA refused on environmental grounds.
• Maintenance problems have led to the authorisation on the licence held by Newton Stewart-based Robert Houston to be cut from 12 vehicles and 10 trailers to eight vehicles and six trailers. Houston appeared at an Ayr disciplinary inquiry before Scottish LA Michael Betts.
• The licence held by Robert McCrone, trading as Kells Transport, of Alloway, was revoked on maintenance grounds by the Scottish LA Michael Betts, with effect from the end of January