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The Thornborough Henges


Gravel Glut Should Halt Thornborough Scheme

16 July 2004, from

Yorkshire campaigners opposing the proposed planning application by Tarmac Northern to quarry close to Thornborough Henges in North Yorkshire, say the application contravenes the local council's policy on quarrying in the area.

Heritage Action claim that North Yorkshire County Council's 'Minerals Action Plan', which regulates mineral extraction and quarrying in the region, recommends a reduction in the supply of sand and gravel from the county by 500, 000 tonnes per year.

This they maintain is not consistent with Tarmac's proposed plans to quarry the nearby Ladybridge area. Continues here...
Jane Posted by Jane
16th July 2004ce
Edited 16th July 2004ce

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