Man fined for contravening Ingleton tree preservation order

Man fined for contravening Ingleton tree preservation order

Man fined for contravening Ingleton tree preservation order

First published in News

A MAN who was twice told that he was in breach of a tree preservation order continued to construct a driveway which threatened a beech and sycamore, magistrates were told.

James Rucastle, of Beckside, Westhouse, was advised to stop using a digger and to build the drive at a house in New Road, Ingleton, by using a non-digging method, Skipton magistrates were told

But he failed to take the advice of a Craven District Council officer who feared that the work would damage the roots of the trees.

Rucastle pleaded guilty to three offences of contravening a tree preservation order and was fined a total of £2,250 and ordered to pay a £75 victims surcharge.

Comments

Comments are closed on this article.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree