A MAN has been banned from driving and fined for taking a car without consent from Cilgerran.

Samuel Robert Craigan, from Lechmere Crescent, Worcester, pleaded guilty to taking the Skoda Octavia from Cemaes St, Cilgerran on August 15 when he appeared before magistrates at Aberystwyth Justice Centre.

The 39-year-old also admitted driving without insurance. A charge of possessing cannabis was dismissed by the court.

Craigan was banned from driving for six months and fined £120. He was also ordered to pay £85 costs and a £32 victim surcharge.