Farmers on chopper alert

FARMERS have been warned of low-flying helicopters as checks are made to the electricity network.

Northern Powergrid will be checking 3,000km of power lines and 15,000 support structures over the North East, Yorkshire and Lincolnshire over the next four weeks.

Low-flying helicopters will be used, which may impact on livestock in fields.

For more information, call 08450 707172.