Category: Leicester

'Near miss' road incident sees Ashby farm's illegal business activity uncovered

A farm was caught selling vehicles without permission after a ‘near miss incident’.
A report of a ‘near miss’ incident on the road outside Roecliffe Farm in New Packington, near Ashby , involving a truck in August, 2017, led council officers to start a…

Nestlé and XPO Logistics building digital warehouse of the future in the East Midlands

Robots and autonomous vehicles to play key roles in futuristic facility.
Nestlé, the world’s largest food and drink company, and XPO Logistics, a leading global provider of transport and logistics solutions, are co-creating a 638,000-square-foot dist…

Ashby businessman who sold vehicles on farm without permission caught out after 'near miss' incident

A landowner and business boss who sold vehicles from his farm without permission was caught following a ‘near miss’ incident on his road.
Ian Evans pleaded guilty to breaching planning regulations when a vehicle sales business was run from a farm witho…

Illegal HGV business owner pleads guilty to planning breaches

North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) prosecuted Ian Evans, who owns Roecliffe Farm in New Packington, for carrying on a heavy goods vehicles (HGV) sales business that was required to stop under the terms of an enforcement notice.
Ian Evan…