Value of ancient woodland cited in rejecting quarry plan

The Welsh minister for housing and local government has rejected a planning appeal for a quarry in southeast Wales due to the "irreplaceable" loss of three hectares of ancient woodland it would cause.

by Gavin McEwan
Image: Ben Salter (CC BY 2.0)
Image: Ben Salter (CC BY 2.0)

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