An aged couple constructed a vegetable patch of their garden – and are actually being ordered to pay lots of of kilos for planning permission.
Lincolnshire grandparents Lee and Kirstie Lawes reworked a part of their garden through the pandemic, creating raised beds so they may develop their very own produce.
Dad-of-four Mr Lawes, 53, spent £3,000 constructing the vegetation plot in his again garden in Deeping St James.
Nevertheless he was shocked when South Kesteven District Council determined to cost the couple £469 for planning permission.
Mr Lawes, who runs his personal hearth and safety enterprise, says official information present that for greater than fifty years the land attracting the council’s consideration has been a part of the property he is owned since 2020.