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St Lawrence: 'I'll delay my threat to sell land to travellers'
1:00pm Thursday 31st January 2013 in News
A landowner is going to give the council one last chance to approve his plans for a barn before carrying out his threat of selling his field to travellers.
Irate Bryn Chittenden is at war with both Maldon District Council and those living in St Lawrence, where his 20-acre parcel of land sits.
He claims residents have accused him of being a traveller and the council was unreasonable in not approving his plans for a barn in November, which would have offered his horses some shelter and provided space to store their food.
Last week tensions reached boiling point when he posted a message on the St Lawrence Bay Facebook page threatening to advertise the land at Scarletts for sale in the Traveller Times.
Mr Chittenden is now going to re-submit his barn plans to the council.
See the Standard for more.