Man fined £7,000 for not doing the gardening for seven years

Bristol magistrates were told the place was left to rot

A man has been fined a total of £7,000 for leaving his front and back gardens completely overgrown - since 2012.

Landlord Leighton Dowding left the otherwise ordinary terraced house in Downend, completely empty - and didn't get anyone to come and do the garden for at least seven years.

The 45-year-old moved to Brighton, and left the house in Grace Road abandoned.

South Gloucestershire Council issued him...
source: Bristol Post

2019-06-16 10:11
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