Office worker, 24, fined 400 for dropping small sachet of SALT in front of litter warden

Office worker, 24, fined 400 for dropping small sachet of SALT in front of litter wardenLaura Howells, 24, dropped the KFC salt sachet – measuring 2.5cm by 5cmShe was spotted by a council litter enforcement officer and given a 75 fineMiss Howells was taken to court when she failed to pay the fine and charged a further 316 in court costs and a 15 victim surcharge fee By Suzannah Hills PUBLISHED: 12:32 GMT, 28 January 2013 | UPDATED: 14:06 GMT, 28 January 2013 Fined: Laura Howells, 24, was given a 75 on-the-spot fine when she dropped a packet of salt in a car park in Llanelli, west Wales A young woman has been fined 400 for dropping a packet of salt on the ground in a car park. Office worker Laura Howells, 24, dropped the tiny sachet – measuring just 2.5cm by 5cm – as she ate her lunch from a KFC takeaway. But she was spotted eating in her car by a litter enforcement officer from the local council who handed her a 75-on-the-spot fine.

Boom in number of drivers aged over 70 as "baby-boomers" retire – and they"re as safe as youngsters!

Boom in number of drivers aged over 70 as 'baby-boomers' retire – and they're as safe as youngsters! By Ray Massey PUBLISHED: 00:25 GMT, 30 November 2012 | UPDATED: 07:41 GMT, 30 November 2012 The number of older drivers will soar to record levels as the post-war 'baby-boom' generation reaches retirement, according to a report published yesterday. By 2032 the number aged over 70 will have risen to 5.8million, and the total will include almost two million over 80, it says