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Woodhouse Colliery Press Release January 2021

West Cumbria Mining is delighted that the Government has agreed with Cumbria County Council’s decision to approve the planning application for the project and has lifted its holding direction.


WCM Press Statement – 2nd October 2020

Following on from the Cumbria County Council development control and regulation committee meeting held today, below is a link to a formal press statement issued by West Cumbria Mining.


Judicial Review Claim Update

West Cumbria Mining (WCM) can confirm that the judicial review challenge lodged against Cumbria County Council with West Cumbria Mining named as an interested party, has been withdrawn by the claimant.



WCM Local Liaison Group

The WCM Local Liaison Group (LLG) was established in September 2015 and its membership is made up from a cross section of the local community.


WCM Project Update Newsletter – December 2019

Welcome to the latest edition of West Cumbria Mining’s project update newsletter, which is our way of keeping the local community and our stakeholders informed as to the progress of our project.


WCM Project Update Newsletter – November 2019

Welcome to the latest edition of West Cumbria Mining’s project update newsletter, which is our way of keeping the local community and our stakeholders informed as to the progress of our project.



Call-in Request Rejected by Government

West Cumbria Mining is delighted that the Government has agreed with Cumbria County Council’s unanimous decision to approve the planning application for the project and has rejected the request for the project to be ‘called in’.


WCM Planning Update

West Cumbria Mining are pleased that the original unanimous planning approval received for the project has been ratified today by the Development Control Committee of Cumbria County Council.