This is how many lockdown fines have been issued in each area of Lancashire

A total of 1,960 lockdown fines have been handed out in Lancashire since restrictions came into force in April 2020.

Wednesday, 17th February 2021, 3:22 pm
A total of 1,960 lockdown fines have been handed out in Lancashire since restrictions came into force in April 2020

The figures have been obtained under the Freedom of Information Act and reveal how many fines have been issued by police in each area of Lancashire (up to January this year).

The vast majority were issued to men, who accounted for 1,132 fines, with 391 given to women. Another 437 fines did not specify whether the person was male or female.

Towns in East Lancashire have been hit with the most fines, with the highest number recorded in Blackburn with Darwen, where a total of 389 fines have been issued in the past 10 months.

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389 fines were issued across the borough, with the two towns also recording the highest number of fines in a single month, with 161 handed out at the peak of non-compliance in November 2020

The town also recorded the highest number of fines in a single month, with 161 handed out at the peak of non-compliance in November.

Below is the full list showing how many fines were issued in each of Lancashire's cities, towns, districts and boroughs.

272 fines were handed out in the borough of Pendle
194 fines were handed out in Burnley, Padiham and Nelson
A total of 152 fines have been issued in the city between April 2020 and January 2021
75 fines were issued in the city
72 fines were issued across the West Lancashire borough, with tickets handed out in Ormskirk and Skelmersdale
63 fines were issued in the Lancashire seaside resort
34 fines were handed out in Chorley
A total of 29 fines were handed out across South Ribble, with tickets issued in Leyland, Bamber Bridge, Lostock Hall and Penwortham
29 fines were issued across the Ribble Valley, including Clitheroe, Whalley, Longridge and Ribchester
28 tickets were issued in the mill towns and villages of Rossendale, with fines handed out in Bacup, Haslingden, Rawtenstall, Edenfield and Waterfoot
21 tickets were issued in the borough of Wyre, with people fined in Fleetwood, Garstang, Poulton, Thornton and Cleveleys
Just 5 tickets were issued in the borough of Fylde
156 fines were issued across the borough of Hyndburn, with people fined in Church, Clayton-le-Moors, Great Harwood, Oswaldtwistle and Rishton