Wildlife Crime Prosecution in Wales

Wildlife Crime Prosecution in Wales

16th March 2022

Natural Resources Wales successfully prosecuted two developers from the Merthyr Tydfil area in March 2022

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Company handed largest ever fine in relation to a wildlife crime

Company handed largest ever fine in relation to a wildlife crime

11th December 2020

On Tuesday, 8 December Bellway Homes were fined for destroying a soprano pipistrelle roost at a construction site in London in 2017. We believe Bellway Homes has been ordered to pay a fine of £600,000 by Woolwich Crown Court with further costs on top

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Development company fined £18,000 for destroying a bat roost

Development company fined £18,000 for destroying a bat roost

8th April 2019

A development company has been fined more than £18,000 for illegally destroying a building where protected Pipistrelle bats were known to roost.

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Conviction of roost destruction in Worcestershire

9th May 2018

Individual pleaded guilty to the destruction of a bat roost however the level of fine imposed was disappointing.

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Conviction on three counts of roost destruction

30th April 2018

A complex investigation undertaken by Kent Police recently saw London based Knightspur Homes convicted at Sevenoaks Magistrates Court on three counts of roost destruction.

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