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Hi Joshua, If the footpath was used by the public, but as part of the business, does that still count towards the 20 years?… read more
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My 4 yo mainly flatcoat retriever x, attacked and killed 2
My 4 yo mainly flatcoat retriever x, attacked and killed 2 sheep. We were walking on a public footpath across an arable farm where we had walked many times before. My dog was off the lead having just … read more
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