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>Subject: [BRITARCH] Revised plan submitted for controversial quarry
>Date: Wed, 19 Jul 2006 23:52:24 +0100
>Revised plan submitted for controversial quarry
>By Brian Redhead
>QUARRY company Tarmac has submitted a revised planning application for sand
>and gravel extraction at a controversial site in North Yorkshire.
>Local campaigners, concerned about the potential effect on archaeological
>remains, are opposing the plans for land at Ladybridge Farm, near the
>Thornborough henges ancient monument site between Bedale and Ripon.
>Tarmac believed the development would safeguard the livelihoods of workers
>and hauliers at the nearby Nosterfield quarry, where supplies will soon be
>The company's first application for Ladybridge was rejected by
>county councillors in February, but Tarmac has now submitted a new
>application which eliminates a contentious area of the site.
>It reduces the proposed area of extraction from 45 to 31 hectares
>and avoids the south western section of Ladybridge to address concerns
>raised in February by the county council and English Heritage about its
>Tarmac estates manager Bob Nicholson said: ''We believe this revised
>application serves to demonstrate that we understand the concerns of the
>community, the county council and English Heritage.''
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