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Firm fined after potential asbestos exposure

A building firm has been fined after refurbishment work triggered the temporary closure of country club near Darlington over fears of exposure to asbestos.

Nationwide Building Contractors Limited – which is registered at 1640 Parkway, Solent Business Park, Whiteley, Fareham, Hampshire – was today fined a total of £4.500 at Darlington Magistrates’ Court over the incident. The company was found guilty, in its absence, of breaching Regulations 5, 11 and 16 of the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2006, between 7 January and 6 March 2008.

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