Crowds attend mine meeting
HUNDREDS of people turned up to a residents' meeting to talk about how to stop a mine being built on their doorsteps.
UK Coal wants to extract 450,000 tonnes of coal over 15 months from a site at Great Oak, Bignall End, near the A500.
The Campaign Against Great Oak Opencast hosted two meetings on Monday to discuss the company's plans to submit planning applications later this year.
Orgnaisinger, Claire Hansbury of the Campaign Against Great Oak Opencast, said: "It was fantastic. We literally had people queuing outside wanting to join the campaign."