Farmer handed suspended sentence on animal welfare charges


The farmer who caused unnecessary suffering to cattle and failed to dispose of an animal carcass was fined over €2,800. The case came to light following a complaint from the member of the public.

Farmer handed suspended sentence on animal welfare charges

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The farmer who caused unnecessary suffering to cattle and failed to dispose of an animal carcass was fined over €2,800. The case came to light following a complaint from the member of the public.

A road traffic collision involving a bus and tractor occurred earlier this evening, the PSNI has confirmed.

The incident took place at Belfast Road, Newtownards at the junction of Ballybarnes Road, Co. Down; both areas were closed off and motorists were asked to avoid the area.

It is understood that the emergency services were called to the scene.

No further information is available at present. More to follow...


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