Villagers turn out to oppose mining plan

Early plans for Shortwood Farm were shown at public consultation in 2010.

Early plans for Shortwood Farm were shown at public consultation in 2010.

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More than 80 people packed out Awsworth Village Hall for a meeting about UK Coal plans for an opencast mine between Cossall and Trowell.

The meeting, held on Friday night, was organised by Broxtowe MP Anna Soubry after UK Coal has successfully re-submitted its plan for Shortwood Farm to Nottinghamshire County Council.

Residents were urged to join a mass letter write to Nottinghamshire County Council.

 

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