POLICE officers were out conducting speed checks in the south east area on Wednesday - and only one driver was found to be over the speed limit.

Dearne officers from the Barnsley south east neighbourhood policing team conducted the checks on Lidgett Lane in Thurnscoe, Barnsley Road in Goldthorpe and Dearne Road at Bolton-upon-Dearne.

A total of 77 vehicles were checked and only one vehicle was over the limit.

More information can be found on the policing team's Facebook page.