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Sheep farmer granted restraining order against vegan activist

Posted by Mark Carlisle on September 25th 2019 in AGRICULTURAL AND RURAL AFFAIRS .

A sheep farmer in Devon has been granted a restraining order at Poole Magistrates' Court against a woman who describes herself as a "militant vegan". The woman harassed the farmer for eight months following his creation of a social media page to celebrate British agriculture. She was found guilty of harassment and handed a two-year restraining order barring her from contact with the farmer or his family. She was also given an 18-month conditional discharge and order to pay £400 compensation to the victim and £620 court costs.