Highthorn Surface Mine is a unique opportunity to bring substantial investment to the Druridge Bay area and improve the lives of its people and wildlife for many years to come. We hope this website will inspire you to get more involved with the Highthorn project and play your part in creating something special for your area.
Highthorn planning application was submitted in October 2015. You can view the documents online here.
In July 2016, Northumberland County Council Strategic Planning Committee were minded to approve the planning application pending a decision by the Secretary of State (SoS) for Communities and Local Government to decide whether to ‘call-in’ the application. The SoS ‘called-in’ the decision and there will now be a Public Inquiry starting on Wednesday 31st May 2017.
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