Woman who put mobile home on green belt land is fined over £165k – and later jailed

A woman in handcuffs
The mobile home and stables were put up on Green belt land (Image credit: Getty Images)

A woman has been jailed after installing a mobile home on green belt land without permission.

Tracie Carter, 52, was fined more than £165,000 for installing a mobile home and horse stables on her land in Alvechurch, Worcestershire.

Joseph Mullane
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News Editor Joseph has previously written for Today’s Media and Chambers & Partners, focusing on news for conveyancers and industry professionals.  Joseph has just started his own self build project, building his own home on his family’s farm with planning permission for a timber frame, three-bedroom house in a one-acre field. The foundation work has already begun and he hopes to have the home built in the next year. Prior to this he renovated his family's home as well as doing several DIY projects, including installing a shower, building sheds, and livestock fences and shelters for the farm’s animals. Outside of homebuilding, Joseph loves rugby and has written for Rugby World, the world’s largest rugby magazine.