Cumbria Coal Mine Campaign

Keep supporting our Fundraiser

There has been great public support for our CrowdJustice fundraiser, but we need to press on towards our £50,000 “stretch” target. Every pound counts. Please keep sharing the link with your contacts.

Launch of Crowd Justice Campaign

See short video of Mike Berners Lee supporting our campaign here. Please donate if you can, but do not “overstretch” yourself.  If we are given permission to take a Judicial Review forward in 6 weeks or so, we will reboot our appeal to get the full £50,000 or so that may be needed. This is not all dependent …

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SLACC presents new evidence to CCC

In light of the recent decision of the Secretary of State declining to call in the application, SLACC has brought new information to the attention of Cumbria County Council that needs to be considered in the application. Since the Committee considered the application, the Government’s Climate Change Committee has released the Sixth Carbon Budget, covering the …

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Coal Mine Campaign Update 6/01/2021

The Secretary of State has decided NOT to “call in” the planning application! We are extremely disappointed (but not surprised) that Robert Jenrick is insisting that West Cumbria Mining’s plan to extract nearly 3 million tonnes of coal a year is not considered to be of national importance, and can be simply a local decision. …

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Call In request

Read the SLACC call in request sent to Robert Jenrick Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government on 9th October.