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A FARMER who polluted a lake killing thousands of fish has been ordered to pay anglers £10,000 in compensation.

Hesketh Lodge lake at Astley Bridge fishery, Bolton, was subject to the massacre as silage liquor from storage facilities at nearby Harricroft Farm escaped in Astley Brook which fed into the fishery.

The mixed stock of carp, perch, roach and bream all fell foul to the deadly discharge, leaving local angler’s distraught at the loss of one of their prized waters.

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