First fine issued under new order

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The first fine has been issued after a Public Space Protection Order was introduced in Castleford town centre.

The order was set up to tackle street drinking, and urinating and defecating in alleyways.

The Castleford Neighbourhood Policing Team said a £100 fine was handed out on Saturday to an individual breaching the order.

They said that numerous people had also had their alcohol confiscated and poured down a drain.