SHOCKED farm owners in Weeley were given a smelly surprise when they discovered mountains of manure piled high on their doorstep.

Kevin Lynch and Sue Muir, who run famous fruit farm Ken Muir Ltd, returned from a hospital appointment on Tuesday to find the huge mounds of cow muck littering the ground around their home at Honey Pot Farm.

They believe the malicious prank may be the latest incident in a long-running dispute, but have vowed to let the police deal with it.

Read the full story in the Clacton Gazette, out now.