Consultation on Preferred Options

An open meeting about the proposed mineral extraction was facilitated by the Parish Council on 5th January attended by more than 70 parishioners. It is stressed it is in everyone’s interests to register their comments on the Consultation proposals – which is effectively whether you support or oppose the council’s policy objectives.  The deadline is…

A decision has been made regarding the quarry

At last the decision has been made regarding the quarry and it’s not good news.  Whilst part of the selected area for Scruton has been discounted, the area closest to the village has been put through as a preferred site.  Attached are details – please look at pages 26-28 Scruton  and pages 33-35 Kirkby Fleetham…

Changes to land being put forward

We have been advised that there have been some changes in the land being put forward in the call for sites. We are pleased to note that Malcom Barker has withdrawn his land from the project. Whilst this is an improvement (please see map below) the same issues remain. All the objections we have previously…

URGENT: Immediate Action Required

Apologies for the urgency on this but there is no option. You may or may not be aware that a planning application has gone in to NYCC to extract minerals from a field at the side of Roughley Bank/ Low Street. The field forms part of the ‘Scruton Quarry’ proposals but this is a separate…