A number of people from Bury have recently been before the courts.

Magistrates have dealt with a range of offences including driving matters, assault and having an axe in a public place.

Here are the people who have been in court.

Andrew Fearnley drove a Volkswagen Tiguan on Bury and Bolton Road, Bolton, without consideration to other users of the road.

The 32-year-old carried out the offence in May last year.

He admitted it at Bolton Magistrates Court.

Fearnley, from Moorcroft, Ramsbottom, was fined £123 and given three points on his licence.

Farsheed Hasan was in charge of a motor vehicle while above the drink drive limit.

The 36-year-old carried out the offence on George Street, Prestwich, in February last year.

He was in a Mercedes at the time.

He was breathalysed and found to have 70 micrograms of alcohol in 100 milliletres of breath.

The legal limit is 35.

Hasan, from Greenside Avenue, Prestwich, admitted the offence at Manchester Magistrates Court.

He was fined £727 and given ten points on his licence.

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Luke Carr assaulted a woman in Oldham in September 2021.

The 36-year-old admitted assault at Manchester Magistrates Court.

Following this, Carr, of Rectory Lane, Bury, was fined £230.

A restraining order was also imposed meaning he cannot contact the woman he attacked.

It will run until February of next year.

Shane Atkinson had an axe in a public place.

The 57-year-old was found with the item on Coronation Road, Radcliffe, where he lives, in November 2022.

He admitted possessing it in a public place at Manchester Magistrates Court.

Following this he was placed on a community order which will run until January next year.

He was ordered to do 15 rehabilitation activity requirement days and was fined £40.

The court also deprived him of the axe.