A weekly round-up of rural rumpuses
Saturday 19 August 1995
Farmers near Bradford were warned to get a grip on their sheep. The animals have been wandering on to the roads near Baildon Moor, and a driver narrowly escaped injury recently when he collided with a wandering sheep, which later died. Householders near the moor complain that this is just one in a string of incidents and that the farmers allow their sheep to run free, invading gardens and chewing up plants. They say the root of the problem is Bradford council's refusal to install two cattle grids to keep the sheep safely on the moor, and they are considering legal action.
A row that broke after housing developers built a home over an ancient right of way has been temporarily settled. The solution? The developers will leave open the front and back doors of the semi-detached property at Bitham Park, Westbury, Wiltshire, so that walkers can stomp straight through.
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Much-loved cartoon character returns - without Sir David Jason
Liam Neeson's Downton dreams
Matt Smith is set to join cast of the Jane Austen classic - with a twist
Actress to appear in second series of the hugely popular crime drama
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- 3 Isis plan to 'behead random member of the public' in Sydney thwarted by Australian police
- 4 Scottish independence: Andy Murray backs Yes campaign in eleventh hour decision
- 5 Have you heard about the film Singapore has banned its people from watching? Well, you have now
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Scottish independence referendum live: Latest news as Scotland decides Yes or No
Scottish independence: Final opinion polls show undecided voters could swing result either way
Scottish independence: Almost half of No voters have felt 'personally threatened' by the Yes campaign
Isis plan to 'behead random member of the public' in Sydney thwarted by Australian police
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Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
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