Cheshire East approves Cranage sand quarry despite 260 objections

A CONTROVERSIAL scheme to build a sand quarry has moved closer to reality after councillors approved it despite fierce opposition from residents. Belgian company Sibelco wants to extract 3.3 million tonnes of silica sand from Rudheath Lodge Farm over a 12-year period, with a further two years to complete its restoration. The farm sits in…

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