By Local Democracy Reporter

Campaigners from Holbeach celebrated as South Holland District Council turned down a controversial proposal for a 48MW solar farm.

The public gallery erupted in loud applause after the decision was announced at Wednesday’s Planning Committee meeting, with locals saying that a “precedent has been set” for future applications.

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A man who allowed a Holbeach farm to be used for growing cannabis has been ordered to hand over £6,500 in assets by a judge.

Daniel Magner, 34, was given a suspended jail sentence in February this year after police found over 240 cannabis plants worth up to £200,000 during a raid on Millbank Farm.

A Holbeach man who cut his former partner’s neck with a piece of broken mirror will be sentenced after a judge decides if he is dangerous.

Kristian Butcher, 31, admitted a charge of Section 18 wounding after injuring the woman during a protracted assault on 3 June this year.

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