Druridge Bay inquiry closes
June 23, 2017

Wednesday 21st June saw the end of a three week public inquiry into the fate of Druridge Bay. Save Druridge, the local opposition group and Friends of the Earth showed why this area’s value is far greater than 3 million tonnes of coal. Local people spoke from their heart of the tranquility of the beaches, […]

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The final week of the Bradley opencast saw a damning presentation from a local farmer, which disarmed the coal company. The ecologists view of the site was countered by excellent knowledge of local residents who know the site. The bitter disagreement about whether there are bell pits on the site continued and the transport expert […]

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This week saw many more powerful contributions from the local community. On the evening session more than 55 residents and concerned parties came to watch and support PVN. Presentations were of high quality and too numerous to be listed. Dr. Harbinson explained the damage which would be done to the vulnerable, re-introduced, red kite population. […]