A WOMAN in her fifties is to appear in court charged with drink driving.

Karen Cooper, 54, of Tenterfell Court in Kendal is said to have been driving her Audi Q2 after consuming 59 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath.

The offence is alleged to have taken place on Brigsteer Road in Kendal on January 19 this year.

She will plead to the charge at South Cumbria Magistrates Court on February 5.