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Newcastle man fined £750 for planning offence

Published on Mon, 5 Dec 2011 by
A Newcastle man was fined £750 and £103 costs at Downpatrick Magistrates Court today.
Mr Eugene Ward of Dundrum Road, Newcastle had been found guilty of failing to comply with an enforcement notice for the unauthorised use of land at Bannanstown Road, Leitrim, Castlewellan for the collection, dismantling repair and storage of vehicles and parts.

This was a second offence for the continued non-compliance with the enforcement notice. Mr Ward’s initial court appearance in August 2010 had resulted in a fine of £2000 plus £103 costs.

Notes to editors:

1. The court action was brought under Article 67 (a) of the Planning (Northern Ireland) Order 1991.
2. For media enquiries please contact the DOE Press Office 028 9054 0003 or out of office hours, contact the EIS Duty Press Officer on pager 07699 715 440 and your call will be returned.

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