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Another Delay In Quarry Decision

Plans for the quarry near Clifton Hampden are not now expected to be considered by Oxfordshire County Council’s planning committee until the New Year. County Councillor Lynda Atkins said: “The 21st January meeting is the earliest target date the planning committee … Continue reading

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Clifton Hampden Quarry Update

Oxfordshire County Council transport officials are not happy with Hills Quarry Products’ latest plans to mitigate lorry movements out of the proposed quarry site off Abingdon Road. Transport Control Officer Geoffrey Arnold says he’s not been persuaded by the proposals … Continue reading

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Quarry Comments Deadline – 30th July

Time is running short to register your objection with Oxfordshire County Council over the latest moves to establish a sand and gravel quarry on land near Clifton Hampden.  The closing date is Monday 30th July.  Hills Quarry Products has revised … Continue reading

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Quarry Fight Continues

The fight continues to stop a huge quarry on land near Clifton Hampden. Despite the county council’s planning committee having rejected previous proposals, Hills Quarry Products has produced a revised application. Objectors say the new application still fails to answer … Continue reading

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Quarry Fight Continues

The threat from Hills Quarry Products has not gone away and Bachport (Burcot & Clifton Hampden for the Protection of the River Thames) supporters will continue their fight against plans for a huge quarry on land near Clifton Hampden. Hills’ … Continue reading

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Quarry Application Refused

Yesterday afternoon Oxfordshire County Council’s Planning Committee voted against the proposals from Hills Quarry Products for a quarry on land at Clifton Hampden.  The committee voted by 11 votes to reject the application.  There were no votes in favour, with … Continue reading

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Bachport Needs Your Support

The planning application for the quarry near Clifton Hampden is set to go to the Oxfordshire County Council Planning Committee, which meets on Monday 27th November at 2pm at County Hall, New Road, Oxford OX1 1ND. Bachport (Burcot & Clifton … Continue reading

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No Concrete Plant But Quarry Protests Continue

Hills Quarry Products have removed the concrete processing plant from its plans for a huge quarry near Clifton Hampden, but anti-quarry campaigners say they are not convinced and that Hills could re-instate the concrete plant at a later date if … Continue reading

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Clifton Hampden Quarry Update

Oxfordshire County Council’s decision to approve a large increase in the amount of sand and gravel needed to support large scale housing developments over the next 20 years is a set-back to campaigners fighting plans for the huge quarry near … Continue reading

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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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