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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 Project Update Newsletter – December 2020

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 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.

Project Facts Update – Part 3

Following on from our last two ‘Project Facts’ updates, we are now sharing the third in our series of factsheets: this week’s relating to Local benefits and impacts.

Project Facts Update – Part 2

Following on from our Project Facts Update last week, as indicated we are now sharing the second in our series of factsheets: this week’s relating to Project Economics.

Project Facts Update – Part 1

WCM continues to work toward construction readiness status, and as part of this has undertaken a major project review which has included a number of modifications and updates. 

WCM: Positive Progress Towards Construction Readiness

The West Cumbria Mining team continues to make good progress with the preparatory work required for construction readiness, following on from the completion of an extensive project design and financial review undertaken at the start of 2020.

We Need Your Support

There are just three working days left to visit our Haig office to view the planning documentation and to submit your support for the project.

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review challenge lodged against Cumbria County Council with West Cumbria Mining named as an interested party, has been withdrawn by the claimant.