Mine Threat Removed
February 26, 2015

Earlier this month Coal Action Network group, CAGOO heard that UK Coal are no longer pursuing their application to mine at Great Oak near Newcastle under Lyme. The site was controversial, like all of the other opencast sites, because no one wants to live next to an opencast coal mine. Additionally, in this case there […]

Object to Diglake Opencast
March 18, 2014

UK Coal has applied to Staffordshire Council for planning permission to extract 450,000 tonnes of coal and fireclay from Bignall End, Newcastle under Lyme. Campaign Against Great Oak Opencast are asking that concerned parties write letters of objection to the case officer Graham Allen citing application number N.14/03/2013 M. CAGOO have been fighting the application […]