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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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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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