A MAN has been fined for breaching a domestic violence protection order.

At North Tyneside Magistrates' Court on Friday, Michael Andrew Partridge (44), of Cobalt Road, Prudhoe, admitted breaching the order made by North Northumbria Magistrates' Court on February 9 this year by visiting an address in Hexham on February 17 when it was prohibited.

He admitted the breach and was fined £40.