Shotton surface mine brings a variety of benefits, such as:

  • An indigenous supply of coal for local industry
  • New job opportunities and the protection of existing employment in the area
  • The site contributes £15m into the regional economy each year
  • Increased key species on the site (image below)
  • Funding of improvements to Blagdon Lane
  • Funding for a feasibility study for a new footbridge across the River Blyth and a wildlife tower
  • Local groups can apply for a grant from The Banks Community Fund



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