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Catherina Cunnane
Catherina Cunnane
Catherina Cunnane hails from a sixth-generation drystock and specialised pedigree suckler enterprise in Co. Mayo. She currently holds the positions of editor and general manager at That's Farming, having joined the firm during its start-up phase in 2015.
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Freshly planted hedgerow worth over £5,000 stolen

Police in the UK are investigating the theft of a newly planted hedgerow worth over £5,000.

Norfolk Police has issued an appeal for information on social media.

In a statement on social media, a spokesperson for Norfolk Rural Crime, said: “Report of stolen freshly planted hedgerow over £5000 worth on Aylsham Road between Aylsham and Buxton/Brampton last night.”

“Any info, please let me know or if hear anyone trying to sell large quantities of young hedge #OpGalileo #1765.”

In response to the tweet, one user said: “I’d be suspicious of any landscapers in the area who are offering special deals on hedges.”

Another said: “What is the world coming to?” while another remarked: “Dreadful. Planned and organised. Being relocated somewhere”.

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Image credit: @RuralCrimeNfk on Twitter

Car and tractor towing slurry spreader collide

Meanwhile, a road in the UK was closed earlier this month following a large spillage of slurry.

A collision occurred between a car and JCB Fastrac tractor towing a slurry tanker on Monday, December 7th. Occupants of the Beetle were hospitalised after it was crushed by the tractor on the A19 at Escrick.

Police statement

In a post on social media, North Yorkshire Police Roads Policing Group said:

“Following this collision on the A19 at Escrick remains closed due to a large spillage of slurry. Please avoid the area if you can as we anticipate long delays.”

“There is a diversion route through the village, but this may not be suitable for HGVs who should use the A64 & A1m instead.”

“The car’s occupants have been taken to hospital with injuries which are not thought to be life-threatening.”

In an update, a police spokesperson confirmed that the road reopened the following morning. Furthermore, they urged motorists to exercise caution when passing the scene “as the surface may be slippery”.

Another incident

In other news, a tractor towing a trailer crashed into a house in Telford on Thursday, December 10th.

The tractor driver sustained non-life-threatening injuries, according to local publication, Shropshire Star.

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