A Thornbury woman has been given a ban after she was caught more than twice the drink-drive limit.

Shirley Ayres, 40, of Oldbury Lane, was caught on Butt Lane, Thornbury, on July 19.

She gave a reading of 88 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath. The legal limit is 35.

Ayres pleaded guilty at Bristol Magistrates' Court on August 6.

She was banned from driving for 17 months and ordered to pay fines and costs totalling £237.