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'Mine will benefit area'

By Katia Harston, Chief Reporter Saturday 28th July 2012

Plans for an open cast mine at Clayton West 'will not scar the landscape', as feared by a community action group, says the agent acting on behalf of mine applicant Gordon Harrison Ltd.


Mark Barrett has refuted the claim made by members of Skelmanthorpe Community Action Group (SCAG).


The group is opposed to the mining firm's plans to extract 190,000 tonnes of coal and 40,000 tonnes of fire clay from land on Litherop Lane.


Full story in this week's Darton edition.