A CHARD motorist has been sentenced in court for speeding on the A356 Broadshard, Crewkerne.

Mark Ashley George Antell, 69, of Cedar Close had pleaded guilty to driving at 37mph in a 30mph limit on July 1 last year.

Antell was fined £70 and ordered to pat a £28 victim surcharge when he appeared at Taunton Magistrates' Court on Tuesday (July 18).

Magistrates also gave him three penalty points on his driving licence

He was told to pay his total court bill of £98 by August 15.