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Tracie Carter, 52, flouted planning legal guidelines to place up six stables and an opulent cellular residence on her land, regardless of having been refused planning permission in 2004.

Planning chiefs stated it was “evident” she lived within the residence and in addition clear she was renting out the equine services to a 3rd get together.

In November 2022, after having beforehand being convicted at courtroom in her absence, Carter was ordered to tear down the buildings within the village of Alvechurch, Worcestershire, and pay the £167,378 high-quality.

But as a substitute, glamorous photos posted on her Facebook web page confirmed she had splashed out on overseas holidays and nights out with mates.

Kidderminster Magistrates’ Court gave Carter a 12-month suspended sentence final November, to provide her a last likelihood to pay the high-quality.

But the jail time period was activated final month by District Judge Ian Strongman, who stated he was not

glad all efforts had been made to make the fee.

The unlawful buildings constructed by Carter embody a cellular residence with decking for residential use, a big steady block, menage, hay retailer, fencing and gates and entry for autos.

Photos present a single-storey residence with a cream pebble-dash exterior and black-framed bay home windows.

Plant pots and shrubbery framed the entrance door of the property, which was ringed by ornamental lighting and surrounded by an overgrown backyard.

An indication exterior reads “Aqueduct Stables”, after the identify of the lane it’s on, which is close to the M42 and 10 miles from the centre of Birmingham.

Meanwhile six horses have been seen on the property.

When planning permission was initially refused, Bromsgrove councillors stated it was an “inappropriate development in the green belt” and would “unacceptably harm the openness”.

Worcestershire regulatory companies chief, Simon Wilkes, stated: “The council will not tolerate breaches of notices. Officers will continue to work with WRS to ensure planning decisions are adhered to.”