Wells - Presall Sands

Stephen Wells v. Pilling Parish Council

Case No: CH2007/ANC0279

Neutral Citation Number: [2008] EWHC 556 (Chy)
IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE
CHANCERY DIVISION
Royal Courts of Justice
Strand
London WC2A 2LL

Thursday, 6 March 2008

BEFORE:

MR JUSTICE LEWISON

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BETWEEN:

MR STEPHEN WELLS
Appellant 
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PILLING PARISH COUNCIL
Respondent

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MR M HUTCHINGS (instructed by Richard Buxton Solicitors) appeared on behalf of the Claimant

The strange case of the Morecambe Bay racers

A man has been forced to spend more than £20,000 in a battle with a neighbouring council to protect the land at Morecambe Bay he owns from being used illegally to race motorcycles, quad bikes, hovercraft and even microlites.

Steven Wells is one of a number of residents in Preesall Sands who have been fighting for several years to keep the coast on which they live free of the joyriders, boy racers and semi-professional off-road motorcycle teams that regularly tear up and down the beautiful stretch of the Fylde coast.

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