Bowls chief drove at 130mph

A GRANDFATHER is today off the roads after driving 130mph on the A14 because he was late for a bowls session.John Atherton, of Chelsworth Road, Felixstowe, president of Suffolk Indoor Bowls Association, was on his way to teach bowls to youngsters on March 11 this year when he was caught speeding by police.

A GRANDFATHER is today off the roads after driving 130mph on the A14 because he was late for a bowls session.

John Atherton, of Chelsworth Road, Felixstowe, president of Suffolk Indoor Bowls Association, was on his way to teach bowls to youngsters on March 11 this year when he was caught speeding by police. He claimed he was in a hurry as he did not want to set a bad example to them by being late.

For full story see today's Evening Star.

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