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Quarry Threatens Landscape

A team of consultants has slammed proposals for a huge sand and gravel quarry between Clifton Hampden and Culham.  The company was drafted in by Oxfordshire County Council to assess the likely impact a quarry would have on the landscape. … Continue reading

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Historic England Objects to Road Plan

Historic England, the public body tasked with protecting England’s historic environment, has objected to a scheme which seeks to build a new link road and river crossing linking Didcot to the Culham Science Centre.  The road, estimated to cost £125m, … Continue reading

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Tree Expert Banned In Quarry Row

A world-renowned tree expert has been banned from investigating ancient trees on land threatened by the quarry plan near Clifton Hampden. Bachport – an alliance of local villages and individuals – has drafted in leading arboriculterist David Lonsdale to study … Continue reading

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More Time Sought For Quarry Objections

Long Wittenham Parish Council and others objecting to plans for a huge quarry near Clifton Hampden are asking Oxfordshire County Council for an extension to the third consultation period which closes on 3rd August. The council, Burcot and Clifton Hampden, … Continue reading

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Fullamoor Quarry Update

Creating a huge sand and gravel quarry on green belt land near Clifton Hampden will increase the risk of flooding along the Thames, the Environment Agency has warned.  And other sites less likely to flood should be investigated . Hills … Continue reading

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OCC Set For Quarry Debate

Plans for  the sand and gravel quarry between Clifton Hampden and Culham could be discussed by members of Oxfordshire County Council’s planning committee towards the end of April but an exact date is awaiting confirmation. The closing date for objections … Continue reading

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Fullamoor Quarry Decision Looming

Oxfordshire County Council have begun a second round of public consultation on the sand and gravel quarry between Clifton Hampden and Culham.  The planning decision will depend on this consultation response. Hills Quarry Products have supplied further information, but according … Continue reading

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Fullamoor Quarry Plans – Update

In response to a request by Oxfordshire County Council for more information, Hills Quarry Products have recently submitted revised plans for the sand and gravel quarry between Clifton Hampden and Culham. The details of the plan can be seen on … Continue reading

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Anti Quarry Photo Competition

Bachport – the group opposed to plans for a huge quarry at Clifton Hampden – is launching a photography competition. Called #sorrybutNOquarry the competition is open to everyone and will give the public the opportunity to express artistically how they … Continue reading

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Quarry Set Back

There’s been a set-back in the fight to stop a quarry from being developed on green belt land near Clifton Hampden. An inspector examining Oxfordshire County Council’s minerals and waste strategy for the next ten years has concluded that the … Continue reading

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