Christopher Gray, from Edwin Thompson Surveyors and Estate Agents, has told ITV News that he does not understand why there is concern over plans for a slurry lagoon to be built on land near Longtown, as it will "improve business."
"I don't understand why there is such opposition.
"This slurry lagoon would be an improvement there would be less need to transport slurry.
"It is in line with Government best practice and it will improve the business."
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