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Villagers’ chain reaction to Coggeshall quarry plans

Villagers’ chain reaction to Coggeshall quarry plans

Monday 18 March 2024

More than 200 villagers formed a human chain along the Essex Way to demonstrate widespread opposition to a 400-acre quarry being proposed for inclusion in Essex County Council’s Replacement Minerals Local Plan. The footprint of the quarry would be as big as the whole of Coggeshall itself. Opponents, who made their protest on Saturday, March […] Read more >

The quarry that would ‘destroy a landscape shaped by hundreds of years of history’

The quarry that would ‘destroy a landscape shaped by hundreds of years of history’

Tuesday 23 June 2020

A new quarry proposed for Coggeshall “would affect the lives of local residents for decades and destroy for ever a landscape shaped by hundreds of years of history”, according to a campaign group. CRAQ (Coggeshall Residents Against the Quarry) says that if the county council approves a planning application for the quarry, “it will cause […] Read more >