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  1. Campaigners invade opencast coal mine to protest against work at siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 8 | Chronicle Live

    Dressed in red, the activists formed a line and held banners on the Pont Valley site, near Consett in County Durham Mining firm Banks Group has started work to extract 500,000 tonnes of coal from the Pont Valley site, near Consett in County Durham. Dressed in red, protesters formed a red line on the Bradley site and held banners with 'Protect Pont Valley' on them and formed a human chain spelling out 'No Coal'.

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  2. Five arrested after demonstration over Dipton opencast mine siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2018 | Chronicle Live

    Police have arrested five people outside the proposed mine site in Durham after the A692 became blocked between Leadgate and Dipton Protestors block road for more than 12 hours to stop work on access road of opencast site in County Durham Five people have been arrested after allegedly blocking the road outside a Durham site where half-a-million tonnes of coal will be mined. Two protesters reportedly camped out on the A692 between Leadgate and Dipton all Saturday night with their arms locked together to stop work on an access road to an opencast mining site, police say.

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  3. Protesters launch blockade at County Durham opencast mineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2018 | The Ecologist

    Two Durham residents, living just 300m from the controversial Bradley opencast coal extraction, blocked the gates to the work site for three hours during a previous protest. Environmental protesters had blocked access to a controversial opencast coal mine in County Durham for over 26 hours by Sunday evening, after the site operator said it had started mining at the site.

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  4. 'Arrests delay work' at Dipton opencast mineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2018 | BBC News

    Four people have been arrested after a road was blockaded at the site of an opencast coal mine, police said. Officers were called to the Banks opencast site near Dipton, County Durham, on Saturday after reports protesters were "locked" to a vehicle.

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  5. Protestors camp out at all night on road to opencast mine site in County DurhamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2018 | Chronicle Live

    The campaigners have been blocking the road to Dipton for more than 14 hours and police are unable to remove them as their arms are locked together Protestors block road for more than 12 hours to stop work on access road of opencast site in County Durham Two protestors have camped out all night with their arms locked together to stop work on an access road to an opencast mining site. The demonstrators have been blocking one lane of the A692 between Leadgate and Dipton for more than 14 hours after forming a blockade at 8.30pm on Saturday.

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  6. Protesters return to site of Dipton opencast mineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2018 | BBC News

    Mining firm Banks Group has permission to extract 500,000 tonnes of coal from Pont Valley, near Dipton, County Durham. In April protestors tied themselves to trees and hid in underground tunnels claiming the mine would damage wildlife and the environment.

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  7. County Durham pub offering bottomless fizz every time England play in the World CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 | Chronicle Live

    The pub is hosting a World Cup Free Zone and offering bottomless fizz and a three course meal for those not wanting to watch England in action The 2018 World Cup is very nearly upon us but, if unlike many others in the country, you aren't counting the days and would prefer to avoid the whole thing, you can do so in style thanks to a County Durham pub. And it helps if you like your food and your fizz as The New Plough in Dipton, is hosting a World Cup Free Zone and offering Bottomless Fizz and a three course meal for from 22.95 every time England play a match in the tournament.

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  8. PROTEST: Two people 'locked-on' to block the gates on Tuesday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | Darlington and Stockton Times

    A man and a woman used a lock-on device to form a human barrier at the gates to the Bradley site, between Leadgate and Dipton, near Consett, at around 7am. Part of the A692 was closed for several hours during the protest and the pair were arrested on suspicion of obstructing the highway.

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  9. Protestors use 'lock-on' device to block Bradley opencast siteRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2018 | Darlington and Stockton Times

    PROTEST: Two people, said to live near the Bradley opencast coal site, have 'locked-on' to block the gates this morning TWO people are understood to be protesting at the site to an opencast coal mine this morning by blocking the site entrance. The protesters have used a lock-on device to form a human barrier at the gates to the Bradley site, between Leadgate and Dipton, near Consett, County Durham.

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  10. Three arrested after further protests at opencast mine site in County DurhamRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2018 | Chronicle Live

    The arrests come as part of an ongoing police operation at the controversial site near Dipton , where campaigners have camped out over the last few weeks. Durham Constabulary said the protests are putting a strain on the force and affecting their ability to police their communities.

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  11. Opencast protesters make last-ditch appeal to councillors to stop mine amid newt fearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | Chronicle Live

    Actitivists claim that protected newts have been found on the site of the proposed mine as more than 700 people call for the council to intervene These are the newts campaigners say they have found on the planned site of an opencast mine as Durham Council are urged to halt plans for the mine. A letter, signed by 726 people, has been submitted to the council by the Campaign to Protect Pont Valley, who say the apparent discovery of the protected newts should halt work at the County Durham site.

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  12. Dipton opencast mine protesters brought down from treeRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2018 | Newsday

    Seven people have now been arrested at the site at Dipton, County Durham, where the protest has been brought to an end. The last two people - a 21-year-old man from Germany and a 44-year-old woman from Newcastle - protesting at land off the A692 were brought down and arrested at about 15:00 BST.

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  13. All the opencast campaigners kicked out of protest camp after 33 hour stand off with bailiffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | Chronicle Live

    Bailiffs have evicted protesters at the site of a planned opencast mine in County Durham as police make seven arrests Demonstrators had refused to leave the site of a planned opencast mine, where half a million tonnes of coal is to be dug from a field near Consett. The protesters, who branded the mining plans "disastrous for the local community", had chained themselves to wheelie bins filled with concrete and underground pipes, hidden in holes and tunnels, perched atop a metal platform and climbed up trees to avoid being moved.

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  14. Five people arrested as police and bailiffs continue fight to move opencast mine protestersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | Chronicle Live

    A specialist climbing team has been called in to try and remove the remaining protesters who are still up a tree at the Pont Valley opencast demonstration. Bailiffs have been trying to evict the protesters from the opencast mine site, tearing down their camp, but are struggling to remove the determined campaigners.

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  15. Two arrested at coal protest site evictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | The Ecologist

    Police have arrested two activists taking part in a protest against an open cast coal mine in County Durham. Campaigners claim the eviction could collapse tunnels and injure protesters inside.

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  16. VIDEO: Dispatches from the coalface: 'Protecting the land, my home'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | The Ecologist

    PATRICK CARR is a lifelong coal mine protester from the Pont Valley. As campaigners are evicted from the site by police he explains in his own words what inspired him to join the movement.

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  17. Three arrests after police operation to remove protesters at opencast mineRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | Chronicle Live

    Two women and one man are now in custody on suspicion of aggravated trespass at the camp near Consett, County Durham Ten activists demonstrating against the opening of an opencast mine in the Pont Valley, near Consett , were on the site on Thursday when officers and bailiffs began trying to remove them. Campaigners were chained to underground pipes, down holes, up a tree and sat in a wheelchair on a makeshift metal platform during the protest.

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  18. See the dramatic scenes as police and bailiffs try to evict opencast mine protestersRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2018 | Chronicle Live

    These are the dramatic scenes as police and bailiffs attempt to evict protesters campaigning against an opencast mine in County Durham. Mining firm Banks Group plans to open the mine in the Pont Valley, near Consett, and extract 500,000 tonnes of coal.

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  19. Opencast mine protesters evicted LIVE: Campaigners against Pont Valley mine chained undergroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | Chronicle Live

    Mining firm Banks Group plans to open the mine in the Pont Valley, near Consett, and extract 500,000 tonnes of coal. Dozens of passionate campaigners had set up camp on the verge of the A692 between Leadgate and Dipton to prevent the creation of the opencast mine, with many refusing to move.

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  20. North East news LIVE: Latest breaking news, sport, weather, traffic and travelRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | Chronicle Live

    The Chronicle's live breaking news service including Thursday's traffic, travel, weather, sport and more covering Newcastle and the North East A general picture of a train travelling over a railway bridge - East Coast mainline through Durham with the Cathedral in the background We have pictures, video, tweets and comments covering the latest Newcastle and North East traffic, weather forecasts, crime and council news too. It's Kathryn Riddell here and I'll be keeping you updated on what's going on across the North East including the latest on the roads for the rush-hour.

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