Ah, bless him…


Mixed Farmer
Have a friend who spent his life driving trucks all over europe, he rang me yesterday and was taking a load of beef via the chunnel to holland, last week was Ireland, he says he hasn't had any problems yet, just need the right forms and he says that isnt difficult.
Does anyone want more red tape ? No of course not but that is the modern world, its what we voted for and I've not spoken to anyone who has changed their mind.

@bobk changed his mind.

That said, he also bought a house in France, then seems to take every opportunity to run the place down, so maybe we should pay too much attention to the choices he makes.🤐😂

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Man fined £300 for bonfire-related waste offences

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Written by William Kellett from Agriland

A man has pleaded guilty at Newtownards Magistrates’ Court to waste offences relating to a bonfire next to the electrical sub-station on the Circular Road in Newtownards, Co. Down.

Gareth Gill (51) of Abbot’s Walk, Newtownards pleaded guilty to two charges under the Waste and Contaminated Land (Northern Ireland) Order 1997, for which he was fined £150 each and ordered to pay a £15 offender’s levy

On June 25, 2018, PSNI officers went to Gill’s yard, where they found a large amount of waste consisting of scrap wood, pallets, carpet and underlay.

Discussion with Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) officers confirmed the site...