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Jailed Herefordshire farmer John Price appeals sentence

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  • Herefordshire farmer John Price was appealing his 12 month custodial sentence
  • However, no verdict was reached today (Friday) at Hereford Justice Centre - the case has been adjourned until Wednesday (May 17) where it will be heard in Worcester
  • Price, aged 68, from Kingsland, was jailed for causing 'wanton damage' to the river Lugg in the village
  • He was also ordered to pay £600,000 prosecution costs and contribute towards the restoration of the river
  • Price was also disqualified from being a company director for three years

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