Sand quarry to be re-submitted to both Councils

Sand quarry to be re-submitted to both Councils

Sibelco UK still plan to submit their quarry application, but now to both Cheshire East and Cheshire West councils. In the meantime they have withdrawn their planning application 16/4724W to quarry silica sand at Rudheath Lodge Farm off New Platt Lane just outside Goostrey.  However the new application for a sand quarry, across Cheshire East […]

Sand quarry application withdrawn

Sand quarry application withdrawn

Sibelco UK have formally withdrawn their planning application 16/4724W to quarry silica sand at Rudheath Lodge Farm off New Platt Lane in Allostock/Cranage on the Goostrey border. (to be updated if any further details emerge)

Cranage sand quarry changes to joint application CWAC/CEC

Cranage sand quarry changes to joint application CWAC/CEC

Sibelco have now changed their application to a joint CEC one with Cheshire West & Chester (CWAC) for silica sand extraction at Rudheath Lodge Farm, Cranage (between Goostrey Lane and New Platt Lane). Delegating the decision to CEC was apparently unlawful so it will now be a joint determination. Last day for submitting comments has also […]

Planning application for Cranage quarry

Planning application for Cranage quarry

Sibelco have now made an application for silica sand extraction at Rudheath Lodge Farm, Cranage (between Goostrey Lane and New Platt Lane). Full details can be found on CEC planning page  link:  16/4724W “The sand extraction itself will take place at up to 300,000 tonnes per annum and last around 12 years – with a further […]

New bus for Goostrey

Trolley-dolly heaven reposted from Blogs from the bongs It may have been a tad damp today but it was good for christening the launch of the new bus on the Goostrey-Twemlow Green-Holmes-Sandbach circular route. And the village’s shopping trolly-dollies will be in ecstasy! {click to enlarge photos} The 29-seater has lots of room for those […]

Quarry pre-planning exhibitions by Sibelco

Quarry pre-planning exhibitions by Sibelco

Next week Sibelco will be holding pre-planning exhibitions re the Cranage quarry :- 7th Oct Allostock Village Hall 4pm – 8pm 9th Oct Cranage Village Hall Friday 4pm – 8pm 10th Oct Cranage Village Hall Saturday 10am – 2pm “Company representatives will be present to discuss the outline proposals”.          

Quarry details: Allostock Village Hall today 4-8pm

Quarry details: Allostock Village Hall today 4-8pm

 “Sibelco will be holding a drop in session at Allostock Village Hall on Tuesday 14th July between 4pm and 8pm. Company representatives will be present to discuss the outline proposals included in the Scoping Request.”

Scoping opinion for EIA: Cranage quarry

Scoping opinion for EIA: Cranage quarry

“The site is located in close proximity to a number of sensitive receptors located around the boundary and within the adjacent settlements.” Full scoping opinion:  http://doc.cheshireeast.gov.uk/NorthgatePublicDocs/07709625.pdf