John 'Husky' Petch
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John 'Husky' Petch metal hoard to be sold off

A Redcar man has been told his lifetime's collection of metal and machinery is to be sold off after he was evicted from a council-owned property.

John Petch, 67, - known locally as Husky - had wanted to store some of his thousands of items at his home.

But he has lost a legal battle with Redcar and Cleveland Council.

Now, the authority wants to bring the long-running dispute with the pensioner to an end and plans to clear the site and sell off his belongings.

  • 25 Mar 2015
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