Double blow for Suffolk Farmer

A NUISANCE farmer has today suffered a second legal blow after a long-running dispute about smells from his Suffolk farm.The Court of Appeal has reinstated a definite undertaking made by John Clarke, of Rookery Farm, Drinkstone, in 1999 where he vowed not to cause a public nuisance.

A NUISANCE farmer has today suffered a second legal blow after a long-running dispute about smells from his Suffolk farm.

The Court of Appeal has reinstated a definite undertaking made by John Clarke, of Rookery Farm, Drinkstone, in 1999 where he vowed not to cause a public nuisance.

The court heard residents of Woolpit, Drinkstone and Tostock have been complaining about smells from the site since the 1970s.

Last week, the High Court granted Mid Suffolk District Council an injunction to stop him from using his former pig swill cookery plant to render animal waste.

See tomorrow's Evening Star for the full story.

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