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News and Comment April 2016

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17 April (Part 2) - Open cast mining on Heron Hill

Leather Bottle Leather BottleThese photos of the Leather Bottle site were taken last Thursday after more reports came in to say that more earth was being removed in a succession of lorries.

As on all previous visits the production of a camera was met with suspicion and an interrogation. Still struggling with the flu bug at the time I wandered off without responding.

There is no evidence that Bexley Council has taken any action. Apparently you can’t put up an illuminated sign outside a shop without seeking permission and paying a fat fee, but you can dig a quarry and change the landscape for ever and there is nothing anyone can do about it.


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