A 21-year-old has been banned from driving for 12 months after he was charged with drug-driving in Stow-on-the-Wold.

Ewan Waddington, of Eden Grove, Bristol, pleaded guilty to the offence when he appeared at Cheltenham Magistrates Court on January 15.

Magistrates heard how Waddington drove his Mazda MX5 on the A429 in Stow on August 24, last year, when he was over the legal limit for cannabis.

Analysis they showed he had 4.1microgrammes of cannabis in his system – the legal limit is 2microgrammes.

Waddington was fined £120 and ordered to pay costs of £117.