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A 56-YEAR-OLD man has appeared in court charged with breaching an enforcement order at Whittle Colliery.

Nigel Smith, of Akern, Doncaster, is accused of being in breach of an enforcement notice issued by Northumberland County Council on January 12 last year, for failing to remove a two-storey building from the land.

At South East Northumberland Magistrates’ Court on Monday, the case was adjourned until Monday, September 12.