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Open Cast, Closed Mind

Open Cast, Closed Mind     Bill Hartley identifies an unholy alliance Last month a public enquiry convened at Kingston Park the home of Newcastle Rugby Club. Some time ago Northumberland County Council granted planning permission for Banks Mining to start … Continue reading

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It’s the Pits

It’s the Pits Bill Hartley laments the death of coal Three energy related announcements were made in the closing weeks of 2015. In November the energy minister Amber Rudd MP announced that within ten years Britain would cease to generate … Continue reading

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