Orston Parish Council chairman Will Gunn quits after threatening to cover villagers in slurry if they went to an anti-racism vigil at the church
The leader of a parish council has resigned from his post, after making Facebook comments in which he threatened to cover people holding a vigil in slurry.
Farmer Will Gunn was the chairman of Orston Parish Council, but has now resigned after the comments, which were made in a public Facebook group on Tuesday.
Commenting under a post advertising a vigil on church grounds to ‘stand in solidarity against racism’, he wrote: “I will be there with a tractor and slurry tanker, anyone taking part in this will be covered in more s*** than you talk.”
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